Milk Minister Gaffe: Latest in UK Dairy Drama
Jim Paice, Britain's Agriculture Minister, made an embarrassing reveal when he admitted that he does not know how much a pint of milk costs in Britain. His gaffe comes on the heels of major protests from dairy famers across the EU over proposed cuts to milk prices that farmers claim will endanger their business.
The minister responsible for farming admitted yesterday that he did not know what a pint of milk costs.
Jim Paice should have been prepared for the question, which is frequently put to politicians to test how in touch they are with normal life.