HC Deb 01 May 1959 vol 604 cc170-2W
Mr. G. M. Thomson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is now able to announce the arrangements for the new consultative body on vocational further education.

Mr. Maclay

The new Council will be known as the Scottish Technical Education Consultative Council and its remit will be: To secure the widest possible measure of consultation on vocational further education in Scotland between employers, employees and those responsible for its

Chairman Edmund P. Hudson, Esq.,
Managing Director,
Scottish Agricultural Industries Limited.
Vice-Chairman Sir David S. Anderson,
Royal College of Science and Technology.
Members representing industry and commerce
British Employers' Confederation James Anderson, Esq., M.B.E.,
Managing Director,
Messrs. Anderson Boyes & Company Limited.
Council of Scottish Chambers of Commerce C. A. Oakley, Esq.
Federation of British Industries J. R. Bingham, Esq.,
Managing Director,
Joy-Sullivan Limited.
Scottish Trades Union Congress Patrick Connor, Esq.,
Scottish Regional Officer,
Amalgamated Engineering Union.
Frank H. Stephen, Esq.,
Scottish Divisional Officer,
Association of Engineering and Shipbuilding
James Jack, Esq.,
Research Officer,
Scottish Trades Union Congress.
Members representing education
Association of County Councils in Scotland A. K. Davidson, Esq., J.P.,
Convener of the County of Stirling.
Scottish Counties of Cities Association Councillor W. H. Russell,
Further Education Sub-Committee,
Glasgow Education Committee.
Association of Directors of Education J. D. Collins, Esq.,
Director of Education,
Governing bodies of central institutions Patrick Mitchell, Esq.,
Robert Gordon's Technical College,
Principals of further education establishments H. B. Nisbet, Esq.,
Heriot-Watt College.
S. Arrell, Esq.,
Esk Valley College.
Assessors F. M. M. Gray, Esq.,
Scottish Education Department.
J. G. Strachan, Esq.,
H.M. Chief Inspector for Further Education.
R. Brown, Esq.,
Ministry of Labour and National Service
Secretary W. A. M. Good, Esq.,
Scottish Education Department.
Two nominations are awaited—one from the Scottish Council (Development and Industry) and the other from the Scottish universities.

provision, and to advise on, and generally to promote, the development of such education." The Council is holding its first meeting in Edinburgh today, and its membership is as follows: