HC Deb 14 November 1968 vol 773 cc138-40W
Mr. Wallace

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity what progress she has made with the establishment of the Footwear, Leather and Fur Skin Industry Training Board.

Mrs. Castle

I have laid an Order today establishing this Board to take effect from 27th November. The following have accepted my invitation to become members of the Board:

Footwear, Leather and Fur Skin Industry Training Board


Mr. J. C. W. Stead (formerly director of Batchelors Foods), "Torwood", 29 Endcliffe Grove Avenue, Sheffield, S10 3EJ.

Employer Members:

Mr. A. R. Bullock, A.C.C.S., "White Lodge", 3 Fosse Way, Roundhill, Syston, Leics. (formerly Director, British United Shoe Machinery Co. Ltd.).

Mr. J. H. Cheaney, Managing Director, Joseph Cheaney & Sons Ltd., Desborough, Northants.

Mr. M. W. Goold, Managing Director, W. A. Goold Ltd., Newhall Street, Walsall, Staffs.

Mr. L. W. A. Impey, Director, Redvales Ltd., Croydon.

Mr. A. E. Lewis, "Warnford", 351 Colne Road, Burnley, Lanes. (Director-Secretary, Lancashire Footwear Manufacturers Association).

Mr. R. H. Prince, M.V.O., M.I.C.E., Personnel Services Manager, Clarks Ltd, Street, Somerset.

Dr. J. L. Stoves, M.Sc, Ph.D., F.R.I.C., Managing Director, Martin-Rice Limited, Alaska Factory, 61 Grange Road, London, S.E.1.

Mr. J. R. Tusting, M.A., Managing Director, The Harrold Leather Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Eagle Works, Harrold, Bedfordshire.

Employee Members:

Mr. A. L. Barrett, M.B.E., General and Financial Secretary, Amalgamated Society of Leather Workers and Kindred Trades, 4 Mexborough Avenue, Leeds, 7.

Mr. L. F. Childs, General Secretary, National Union of Leather Workers and Allied Trades, 158 High Road, London, N. 22.

Mr. G. D. Dickson, Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers, 20 Albert Road, Middlesbrough, Teesside.

Mr. J. H. Minney, (Past President, National Association of Footwear Supervisory Staffs), 2a Newman Street, Higham Ferrers, Northants.

Mr. J. Mitty, Transport and General Workers Union, 35–37 Islington, Liverpool, 3.

Mr. T. A. Moore, National Union of Boot and Shoe Operatives, The Grange, Earls Barton, Northampton.

Mr. S. A. Robinson, General President, National Union of Boot and Shoe Operatives, The Grange, Earls Barton, Northampton.

(One further employee member is to be appointed).

Educational Members:

Dr. Charles Harrison, Director of Education, Education Office, City Hall, Norwich, NOR 01A.

Mr. F. B. Pilling, F.B.S.I., Principal, Cordwainers Technical College, Mare Street, Hackney, London, E.8.

Mr. D. H. Tuck, A.L.C., Vice-Principal, National Leathersellers College, 176 Tower Bridge Road, London, S.E.1.

Mr. L. R. Washburn, F.B.S.I., Head of the Department of Footwear Technology, Stafford College of Further Education, Tenterbanks, Stafford.