HC Deb 06 December 1962 vol 668 c227W
Mr. Mason

asked the Secretary of State for Air how many official members of the Air Council have, within the past 10 years, left its service and, within two years, joined industrial firms or commercial enterprises; what were their ranks; and which companies they joined.

Mr. Ridsdale

Two Marshals of the Royal Air Force, 4 Air Chief Marshals, 1 Air Marshal and 1 Permanent Under-Secretary of State applied for and were given permission to join the following commercial undertakings within two years of their leaving the Air Council:

  • Air Trainers Ltd.
  • Blackburn & General Aircraft Ltd.
  • British Aircraft Corporation.
  • British Tabulating Machine Co. Ltd.
  • Cossors Ltd.
  • John Blackwood Hodge & Co. Ltd.
  • New Electronics Products Ltd.
  • Short Bros. & Harland Ltd.
  • Vickers Armstrong (Aircraft) Ltd.