HC Deb 11 November 1970 vol 806 cc169-70W
38. Mr. Sheldon

asked the Minister for the Civil Service how many outside advisers have been appointed to Her Majesty's Government.

Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will make a further statement on the appointment of outside business advisers to Her Majesty's Government.

Mr. David Howell

No further appointments have yet been made beyond the six members of the business team and the special adviser already announced. The following contributions are being made from public funds to the companies concerned for the services of the businessmen:

Full-time: Mr. R. East—Guest Keen and Nettlefolds Ltd.—£12,500; Mr. R. Hutton—Hambros Bank—£13,694; Mr. R. A. Meyjes—Shell International Petroleum Co., Ltd.—£19,000; Mr. D. G. Rayner—Marks & Spencer Ltd.—£12,500.

Part-time: Mr. A. Fogg—P.A. Management Consultants Ltd.—£12,450 for the first 12 months; Mr. K. F. Lane—Rio Tinto-Zinc Corporation Ltd.—£6,750 for the first nine months.