HC Deb 25 June 1976 vol 913 cc679-80W
Mr. Forman

asked the Secretary at State for Industry if he will list the names and previous occupations of all those appointed to the public bodies for which he is responsible.

Mr. Les Huckfield

The information in respect of those appointed to full-time posts is as follows:

Name of Body and Previous Occupation

British Steel Corporation

  • Sir Montague Finniston, Managing Director, International Research and Development Ltd.
  • Mr. R. Smith, General Secretary, Union of Post Office Workers.
  • Lord Layton, Managing Director, The Steel Company of Wales.
  • Mr. L. R. P. Pugh, Mr. R. Scholey and Mr. D. G. S. Waterstone, Corporation employees.

Cable and Wireless Limited

  • Mr. A. A. Willett, Mr. R. A. Rice, Mr. W. H. Davies, Mr. P. A. McCunn and Mr. R. W. Cannon, Cable and Wireless Limited employees.

National Enterprise Board

  • Lord Ryder, Chairman, Reed International Limited.
  • Mr. L. F. Murphy, Deputy Chairman, Schroders Limited.

Post Office

  • Sir William Ryland, Civil Servant.
  • Sir Edward Fennessy, Managing Director, The Plessey Electronics Group.
  • Professor J. H. H. Merrinan, Civil Servant.
  • Mr. K. M. Young, Director, GEC (Management) Ltd.
  • Mr. A. Currall, Civil Servant.
  • Mr. A. E. Singer, Deputy Managing Director, Tesco Stores (Holdings) Limited.
  • Mr. M. Elderfield, Director of Finance and Administration Southern Water Authority.

National Research Development Corporation

  • Mr. W. Makinson, Group Joint Managing Director, The Pullin Group.

National Computing Centre

  • Mr. D. Firnberg, Head of David Firnberg Associates.

Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Industry how many members of the House of Lords who hold full-time paid Government appointments made by him also hold part-time appointments with salaries and/or expenses.

Mr. Les Huckfield

Lord Ryder, full-time Chairman of the National Enterprise Board, is also a part-time member of the British Gas Corporation.

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