TITLE

NFUS and FUW press for compensation

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/2/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 18, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS) and the Farmers' Union of Wales (FUW) have increased pressure on British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to fund compensation for farmers outside England affected by foot-and-mouth (F&M) restrictions. It notes that NFUS president Jim McLaren pointed out hauliers, auctioneers and several processors had felt the financial pain along with farmers. According to FWU president Gareth Vaughn, the effect on the economy in Wales had been disastrous.
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27637431

 

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