Church of England Welcomes Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Church of England's ethical investment advisory group and rural affairs team have welcomed the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill included in the Queen's Speech, saying 'supermarkets operating ethically and appropriately with their farmer and other suppliers will have nothing to fear from this welcome piece of legislation'.

The Church along with many other organizations has been pressing successive Governments since 2007 to put protection for farmers and other suppliers on a legislative footing.

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Posted May 10, 2012 at 3:04 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Dannon wrote:

I don’t know what those grocers in England have been up to, but when I hear someone supporting any legislation under the logic that “honest people have nothing to fear”, that always makes me worry. Honest people -always- have reason to fear unintended consequences, especially where government is involved.

May 10, 4:29 pm | [comment link]
2. David Keller wrote:

#1—I was essentailly thinking the same thing—“I’m from the government and I ‘m here to help you.”

May 10, 4:54 pm | [comment link]
3. Br. Michael wrote:

And the second biggest lie is:  “And we are glad you are here!”

May 10, 5:27 pm | [comment link]
4. Capt. Father Warren wrote:

and the third is; this won’t hurt much at all…....

May 11, 9:09 am | [comment link]
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