HC Deb 02 August 1962 vol 664 cc145-6W
Sir L. Ropner

asked the Minister of Transport what steps he will take to strengthen the arrangements for consultation between the shipping industry and his Department about the industry's problems.

Mr. Marples

I have set up a Shipping Advisory Panel under my own chairmanship to advise me on commercial and economic matters affecting the future prosperity of British shipping. The members of the Panel are drawn from the employers and the trades unions in the shipping industry, from other industry and from Government Departments. My hon. and gallant Friend, the Parliamentary Secretary, will be the vice-chairman. A list of the members is given below.



Minister of Transport.


Parliamentary Secretary—Vice-Admiral John Hughes-Hallett, C.B., D.S.O., M.P.


  • Sir Donald Anderson.
  • Sir Nicholas Cayzer, Bt.
  • Mr. Paul Chambers, C.B.
  • Mr. A. E. C. Drake, C.B.E.
  • Mr. H. E. Gorick, C.B.E.
  • Mr. W. Hogarth.
  • Sir William McFadzean.
  • Sir John Nicholson, Bt.
  • Mr. David M. Robinson, J.P.
  • Sir Robert Ropner.
  • Viscount Runciman of Doxford.
  • Mr. D. S. Tennant, C.B.E.
  • Sir James Dunnett, K.C.B., C.M.G. (Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport).
  • Mr. R. C. Chilver, C.B. (Deputy Secretary (Shipping), Ministry pf Transport).
  • Mr. J. Leckie, C.B. (Second Secretary, Board of Trade).

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