HC Deb 09 February 1973 vol 850 cc217-8W
Mr. Lomas

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what were the names and occupations of the persons who interviewed applicants for the post of Chief Executive for the British Library; and if any of the interviewees had experience in library work.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

I am informed by the Civil Service Commisison that the members of its selection board which interviewed candidates were:—

  • Mr. K. H. Clucas, First Civil Service Commissioner (Chairman).
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  • Dr. L. Rotherham, Vice-Chancellor, Bath University of Technology.
  • Mr. D. T Richnell, Goldsmith Librarian, University of London.
  • Sir Frank Francis, formerly Director and Principal Librarian, British Museum.
  • Sir William Pile, Permanent Secretary, Department of Education and Science.
  • Mr. N. G. Morrison, Deputy Secretary, Scottish Office.

Three of the candidates interviewed had experience in library work.