HC Deb 15 February 1973 vol 850 cc388-9W
Mr. Scott-Hopkins

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, whether he will make a statement about the membership of the White Fish Authority.

Mr. Godber

Mr. C. I. Meek, CMG, has agreed to accept appointment as chairman in succession to Sir Charles Hardie, CBE, who will be retiring on 28th February. Mr. Meek will continue to exercise his present responsibilities as chief executive of the authority. The membership of the authority and of its Committee for Scotland and Northern Ireland is also being reviewed and a further announcement will be made before long.