Couper takes strong stand

Lee, Anne
May 2012
New Zealand Dairy Exporter;May2012, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports on the views expressed by Fonterra Shareholders' Council (FSC) Chair Simon Couper on the company's milk price setting during the select committee hearings on the proposed Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Act. Couper said that entrenching the milk price panel, its roles and how it's made up into legislation, risks the politicization of the milk price setting process. He also argued that it could open the way for lobbying for the statute to be amended.


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