HC Deb 26 November 1974 vol 882 cc98-9W
42. Mr. Canavan

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the future of the regional depot, Ordnance support unit, at Forth-side, Stirling.

Mr. Robert C. Brown

The future roles of the Stirling regional depot and Ordnance support unit, together with those of all similar Ordnance installations in the United Kingdom, are currently being examined in the light of the Defence Review and of the need for maximum economy in the support services of the Army. Whilst, as the House will appre-

Mr. William Rodgers Minister of State for Defence.

Deputy Chairman
Mr. S C. Bacon, C.B. Managing Director, Royal Ordnance Factories, Ministry of Defence.

From within Ministry of Defence:
Ministry of Defence appointment Board function
Mr. D. A. Hutton-Williams. M.B.E. Director-General Ordnance Factories/Procurement and Administration. Director Procurement and Administration.
Major-General H. Knutton Deputy Master General of the Ordnance. Director representing Master General of the Ordnance.
Mr. W. B. H. Lord Director-General, Establishments, Resources and Programmes B. Director Research and Development.
Mr. R. J. Macdonald Director-General Ordnance Factories/Production. Director Production.
Mr. G. Smith Director-General Ordnance Factories/Finance. Director Finance.
Sir Lester Suffield Head of Defence Sales Director Marketing.

From outside Ministry of Defence:
Mr. J. W. Atwell, C.B.E. Chairman of the Engineering Division of the Weir Group Limited.
Mr. R. A. Morton Chairman of Draymont Securities Limited.
Mr. J. F. Shearer, C.B.E. Coopers and Lybrand.

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