Farmers blockade milk plants in fight for fair prices

Hundreds of farmers have blockaded processing plants in a protest against the price they are paid for milk.

Tractors were used during the demonstrations in Somerset, Leicestershire and Leeds overnight on Thursday.


Many farmers from Lincolnshire attended the protest at Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

They calling on the Government to take action against the big milk processors, which have cut the amount they pay farmers by 2p and litre. Many farmers say this could drive them out of business.

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