NPA Election 2021: The first South West nomination!
5th Jan 2021 / By Alistair Driver
The first producer nomination from the South West is in, as the number of candidates grows ahead of the nomination deadline.
Sophie Hope, who currently sits on the Pig Industry Group (PIG), runs a mixed farming business in Gloucestershire .
"In the past I have had experience with both large integrators and small independent farms, outdoor and indoor, and supply chains from processor to retailer. I believe these experiences give me a well-rounded view of producers' needs, which is what the industry needs to deliver a strong and cohesive voice when fighting our cause," she says in her manifesto.
You can view all the Producer nominations received so far HERE
And the Allied Industry nominations HERE
We have now received nominations and manifestos from eight producers and eight allied industry representatives.
Nominations to stand for election to the NPA's Pig Industry Group (PIG) are open until January 11.
Online voting for the 17 places on the PIG opens on January 25. Producer members have 10 votes to elect producer members and allied members have seven votes to elect allied members. Please read the manifestos and use all your votes.