28 January 2000
The story so far
- Haddock could have been NFU president, (28 January, 2000)
MILITANT farmer Richard Haddock would have been elected NFU president had ordinary farmers been allowed to vote, reveals a Farmers Weekly poll.
Union members demand postal vote, 28 January, 2000
ORDINARY members of the NFU will be allowed to attend the unions AGM in London for the time ever next week.
Its no betrayal Haddock, 27 January, 2000
OUTSPOKEN farmers leader Richard Haddock has insisted he has not betrayed his radical roots by withdrawing his challenge for the NFU presidency.
Haddock abandons NFU challenge, 27 January, 2000
MILITANT farmers leader Richard Haddock has unexpectedly withdrawn his leadership challenge against Ben Gill, president of the National Farmers Union.
Haddock is Personality of the Year, 31 December, 1999
CONTROVERSIAL farmers leader Richard Haddock has been voted Personality of the Year by readers of Farmers Weekly magazine.
Keep the faith, Gill tells farmers, 21 December, 1999)
FARMERS leader Ben Gill has urged Britains producers to unite and hold tight to the belief that the new millennium will bring hope to their industry.
More challengers for NFU top jobs, 15 December, 1999
MORE candidates have emerged in the leadership race which could see Ben Gill ousted as president of the National Farmers Union, Farmers Weekly can reveal.
Pexton unveils NFU leadership bid, 14 December, 1999
TONY PEXTON, deputy president of the National Farmers Union, has spoken for the first time about his leadership challenge against NFU president Ben Gill.
Ben Gill faces leadership challenge, 10 December, 1999
BEN GILL, president of the National Farmers Union, faces a leadership challenge after his handling of the French beef saga and the crisis in agriculture.