Persons appointed by the Minister under Section 1 of the Agricultural Marketing Act, 1949, are not representatives of particular interests. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland and I have appointed four members to the Potato Marketing Board. Their names, which were announced to the Press on 26th May last, are as follows:
These members are, in my opinion, well qualified within the requirements of Section 1 of the Act.
- Sir Patrick Laird, K.B.E., C.B., F.R.S.E.
- Mr. L. G. Fisher, C.M.G.
- Mr. E. P. Harries, C.B.E.
- Mrs. M. Courtney, J.P.