HC Deb 12 November 1970 vol 806 cc261-2W
Mr. J. H. Osborn

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will make a statement about the chairmanship of the National Freight Corporation.

Mr. Peyton

Sir Reginald Wilson's appointment as the Chairman of the Corporation ends on 8th December. Mr. D. E. A. Pettit, who is now a part-time member of the Corporation, will succeed Sir Reginald as Chairman and will serve on a part-time basis until 1st January next, when he will start a five-year term as full-time Chairman.