§ Mr. Tom King
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will list the appointments to public bodies which are now within his gift, the appointments of which he must approve and the emoluments and allowances, &c, paid for each appointment.
§ Mr. Kaufman
In reply to a Question on 1st March from my hon. Friend the Member for Fife, Central (Mr. Hamilton)—[Vol. 906, c.438–9]—my right hon. Friend listed the paid appointments in the nationalised industries and other public bodies for which he is responsible. In addition there are certain companies where the Government are the sole or majority shareholder and where my right hon. Friend must approve the appointments of directors as follows:
Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd.: 6 directors (£0–£2,500); 1 (£10,001–£12,500); 1 (£12,501–£15,000); 2 (£15,001–£17,500).
Govan Shipbuilders Ltd.: 5 directors (£0–£2,500); 3 (£7,501–£10,000); 1 (£10,001–£12,500); 1 (£12,501–£15,000).154W
North East Coast Shiprepairers Ltd.: 10 directors (£5,001–£7,500); 7 (£7,501–£10,000): 1 (£16,001–£16,500).
SB (Realisations) Ltd.: Directors are unpaid in that capacity but are paid as directors of Short Brothers and Harland Ltd.: 2 directors—1 (£0–£2,500), 1 (£7,501–£10,000).
Sunderland Shipbuilders: 4 directors (£0 £2,500); 7 (£7,501–£10,000); 3 £10,001–£12,500); 1 (£15,001–£17,500).
No separate information is available about any allowances which may be payable.