HC Deb 26 January 1954 vol 522 c209W
47. Mr. Blenkinsop

asked the Prime Minister what are the main qualifications considered for the post of chairman of the National Assistance Board.

The Prime Minister

The appointment of the Chairman of the National Assistance Board is made on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of the day. It is not usual to prescribe the many excellent qualifications desirable in the holders of public offices, as tastes may change among the choosers.