St Ives MP Andrew George has joined fellow campaigners in welcoming the creation of a supermarket watchdog, saying it will “protect hardworking British businesses from unfair trading practices”. The watchdog was given the go ahead at today’s third reading of the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill in the Commons, passing with support from all sides.
Mr George, who has led the campaign for a watchdog in the Commons for a decade and has chaired the Grocery Market Action Group (GMAG) since 2006, said: “I’m delighted that MPs have done the right thing and joined together to protect our hardworking farmers, growers and suppliers from losing out because of unfair treatment from the big supermarkets. It’s fantastic news.”
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