Celtic alliance ready for the fray

Riley, Jonathan
May 2002
Farmers Weekly;5/17/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 20, p20
Trade Publication
Reports on the pressure placed on British Farm Minister Margaret Beckett by a Celtic alliance of farming unions and farm ministers when it comes to the mid-term common agricultural policy review. Complaints of John Gilliland, president of the Ulster Farmers Union, regarding the lack of attention being given to Northern Ireland's needs; Priorities of the Celtic union's agenda.


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