HC Deb 25 March 1965 vol 709 c142W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what considerations he took into account before appointing the members of the Economic Planning Council for the North-East.

Mr. William Rodgers

My right hon. Friend's object was to select people who could make a positive contribution to the work of the Council and who could provide a wide range of experience of the Northern Region's problems and potential.