HC Deb 08 November 1976 vol 919 c30

Sir Brandon Rhys Williams supported by Mr. Kenneth Baker, Mr. John Cope, Mr. David Crouch, Mr. Hugh Dykes, Mr. Robert Edwards, Mr. Robert McCrindle, Mr. Tom Normanton, Mr. David Price, Mr. Tim Rathbone, Sir John Rodgers and Mr. Sydney Bidwell, presented a Bill to make provision with respect to the appointment and duties of non-executive directors; to provide for the appointment and functions of audit-committees in major public companies; to require the preparation of certain data and estimates for consideration by audit committees; and for connected purposes: and the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 247.]