British Wool Marketing Board Board Member Elections

Following the Wool Board’s call for nominations for Members of the Board in the English Southern, Welsh Northern and Scottish Southern Regions, Mr Trevor Richards has been returned unopposed as Board Member for the English Southern Region.

An election will be held in the other two regions, and the names of the candidates nominated in those areas are as follows:

Welsh Northern Region:


Hengwrt Uchaf, Rhydymain, DOLGELLAU, Gwynedd LL40 2AR


Myfyrian-Isaf, GAERWEN, Gwynedd LL60 6NW

SMITH, Steve

Penybryn, Castle Caereinion, WELSHPOOL, Powys SY21 9AS

Scottish Southern Region:


South Port O’Spittal, Portpatrick, STRANRAER, Wigtownshire DG9 9AQ

MYLES, Peter

Seventrees, Dalbog, Edzell, BRECHIN, Angus DD9 7UU


Becks Farm, LANGHOLM, Dumfriesshire DG13 0LP

Voting papers will be sent to all registered producers in the above Regions on Thursday 16th  February 2017, and they must be returned to the Independent Returning Officer by 6pm on Thursday 9th March 2017.

For the purposes of the election, the geographical counties remain the same as they were before the Local Government Act 1972 and the Local Government Act (Scotland) 1973.

The term of office for each Board Member is three years, commencing 1 April 2017.

Contact: Mrs J Murphy, British Wool Marketing Board, Wool House, Sidings Close, Canal Road, Bradford, BD2 1AZ.


Notes to editors


For further information

Please contact

Gareth Jones, BWMB’s Producer Communications Manager

on 07590 355885 or garethjones@britishwool.org.uk


Diane Keating, BWMB’s Wool Marketing Assistant

on 01274 688666 or dianekeating@britishwool.org.uk


Issued by agpo@britishwool.org.uk

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