HC Deb 05 March 1970 vol 797 c163W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Minister of Overseas Development what plan she has for the appointment of a new Chairman of the Commonwealth Development Corporation; whether the new appointment will carry the same salary of £6,500 per annum; and whether she will give an assurance that she will not make this new appointment until after the General Election or before the expiration of the term of office of the present holder.

Mr. Whitaker

The appointment of the present chairman expires on 30th November, 1970. No decision has yet been taken about a successor.