HC Deb 23 November 1939 vol 353 cc1438-9W
Mr. Mander

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Information the names and salaries, with particulars of previous political positions held, of the staff of the film department of the Ministry?

Position. Name. Salary.
Director Sir Joseph Ball, K.B.E Unpaid
Deputy Director G. E. G. Forbes £1,150–1,500
Honorary Adviser Lieut.-Colonel A. C. Bromhead, C.B.E. Unpaid
Other Posts Sir Edward Villiers £800
A. G. Highet, M.B.E £900–£1,050
D.K.Clarke £600
J. G. Hughes-Roberts, M.V.O. £700–£860
R. Nunn-May £750
R. Ferguson £500
*J. Reeves £500
*W. Sellars £450–£600
†Oliver Bell Unpaid
* Not yet taken up duties.
† On temporary loan from the Film Institute.

The following members of the staff have been connected with political work:—

Sir Joseph Ball Director, Conservative Research Department
Mr. Clarke General Secretary, Conservative Research Department
Mr. Reeves Secretary-Manager, Workers' Film Association (Film Department of the T.U.C. and Labour Party).
Mr. Bell Press Officer, Conservative Central Office, 1934–6, Secretary, British Intellectual Co-operation Committee of the League of Nations.