HC Deb 29 November 1960 vol 631 cc191-2
27. Mr. Stratton Mills

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will appoint a Northern Ireland representative to the new Export Council for Europe.

The Minister of State, Board of Trade (Mr. F. J. Erroll)

Appointments to the Export Council have at my right hon. Friend's request been made by the Council's chairman, Sir William McFadzean. He has told me that the Council will consist of representatives of Government Departments and of the sponsoring bodies, and individuals drawn from a wide variety of exporting industries who have been asked to serve in their personal capacities. I know that the chairman is considering further appointments and has my hon. Friend's point in mind.