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September 2007
Farmers Weekly;9/14/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 11, p42
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The article profiles James Withers, head of communications and deputy chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS). He studied politics and international relations at Aberdeen University and joined the NFUS as a graduate trainee parliamentary adviser in 1999. According to the article, the foot & mouth (F&M) disease in 2001 changed James' priorities from political to 24/7 media work and a wider public affairs role.


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