Milk finance man faces false accounting charge
A former finance manager of the Milk Development Council is facing charges including those of false accounting and forgery
The Serious Fraud Office in a joint investigation with the Gloucestershire Constabulary charged Patrick Charles Morris of Shepperton in Middlesex with forgery, false accounting and the publishing of a false statement in relation to his work at MDC.
Morris is due to appear in the Cheltenham Magistrates Court on 28 August. The precise nature of the charges will not be known until after this hearing.
The Milk Development Council is a statutory body, which represents the interests of British dairy farmers.