HC Deb 31 October 1975 vol 898 c641W
Mr. Duffy

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress he can report on the appointment of a new chairman to Harland and Wolff.

Mr. Orme

Lord Rochdale offered his resignation on 2nd October in order to facilitate the reconstruction of the company's board. I am pleased to say that Sir Brian Morton has agreed to accept appointment to the chairmanship; this will take effect immediately.