HC Deb 10 February 1960 vol 617 cc52-3W
75. Mr. Cooper

asked the President of the Board of Trade what special commercial qualifications are required by trade commissioners before appointment.

Mr. Erroll

Posts of Trade Commissioner are normally filled by selecting from the members of the Administrative and Executive classes in the Board of Trade those who by personality, character and experience are judged to be best suited for Trade Commission work.