Selling coals to Newcastle? A phrase indicating a pointless action or brilliant salesmanship, because by the time this maxim was coined in 1538, Newcastle was already exporting 15,000t of coal/annum.
Since the conference, the Chairman of the All Party Group for Pigs and Poultry, Neil Parish, has announced that the Group intends to publish a report “exploring the issues facing our egg, poultry meat and pork industries”.
As your newly elected chairman I would like to thank all of you who attended The BFREPA Conference for coming, and that the new venue at The National Motorbike Museum was a success
As I write my last Chairman’s report before standing down on the 22nd November there seems to be a bit of positive news in that I have just received a text message from Keith Wild of the Ranger