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British Wool Board Member election results

Welsh Southern Region

John Davies, who farms in Llandysul, Ceredigion, has been elected as British Wool’s Welsh Southern regional Board Member for a three year term, beginning on 1 April.

As well as being a county representative on the NFU Cymru Rural Affairs Board, John has also represented Ceredigion on the British Wool Regional Committee for the past two years.

Farming in partnership with his wife, Audrey and their son, Bleddyn, John runs a flock of around 700 sheep, including Beulah, Tregaron Welsh and Aberfield crosses. John also has a daughter, Rhiannon, who works for Farming Connect.

On notification of the election results, John said “Thank you for electing me as Board Member for South Wales, I’m delighted and looking forward to fulfilling the role representing producers in my region.”

John is very keen to educate consumers on the benefits of British wool, as a natural, biodegradable fibre.

English South Western Region

Alan Marshall, who farms in Devon, has been re-elected as British Wool’s English South Western regional board member for a further three year term, beginning on 1 April.

Representing the English South Western region as a board member since 2016, Alan also represented Devon as a Regional Committee Member for 12 years prior to this. 

Alan has spent 30 years as a Shearer and Shearing Instructor and has built up his own flock of 1,100 Highlander ewes, which he runs across his 450 acres of LFA (Less Favored Area) land in Devon.

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British Wool Board Member election results