19 March 1998
Welsh farmers in beef battle with SAS

WELSH farmers have banned the SAS from training areas around the Brecon Beacons because the Ministry of Defence refuses to buy British beef.

An MoD spokesman said it is trying to get best value for the taxpayer. But army officials are now talking to farmers representatives and investigating the prospects of buying British.

  • The Daily Telegraph 19/03/98 page 3