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Dáil Éireann debate -
Wednesday, 24 Apr 1991

Vol. 407 No. 4

Written Answers. - Sale of Milk.

Joe Sherlock


30 Mr. Sherlock asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce his views on the current milk war between certain supermarkets.

I understand the Deputy to refer to the recent attempt by a major retail multiple to sell milk at a price below that which obtained in other outlets. My view is, and I have frequently expressed this view in the House, that price competition benefits the consumer and is to be encouraged.