19 April 2001
NFU PRESIDENT BEN GILL TO HAVE FURTHER MEETING WITH CHIEF SCIENTIFIC ADVISOR
DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY
1 VICTORIA STREET, LONDON SW1
NFU President Ben Gill is to attend a further meeting this morning with the Government's Chief Scientific Advisor Professor David King on the use of vaccination in the fight against foot and mouth disease.
Mr Gill will be accompanied by the NFU's Director General Richard Macdonald and Animal Health and Welfare Committee Chairman Neil Cutler as well as representatives from the British Cattle Veterinary Association.
The meeting at the DTI buildings is expected to last two hours BUT THIS IS APPROXIMATE. Mr Gill will be available for interviews immediately after the meeting.