Dáil Éireann - Volume 488 - 24 March, 1998
Written Answers. - Milk Supplies.
Mr. M. Higgins Mr. M. Higgins
119. Mr. M. Higgins asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food his views on the reported milk war in the west of Ireland; and the concerns, if any, he has on the tendencies to monopolise in the supply of milk. [6914/98]
Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh) Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh)
Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh): I am aware of the matter to which the Deputy refers. This is a commerical matter between the companies concerned and which, as far as I am aware, has now been resolved.
Competition policy in the State is governed by the Competition Acts and is not a matter for my Department.
Dáil Éireann 488 Written Answers. Milk Supplies.