§ 37. Mr. Sproat
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the latest progress of his examination of the role of the British National Oil Corporation.
§ Mr. Palmer
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what conversations he has had about the future of the British National Oil Corporation with the present chairman.
§ Mr. Philip Holland
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will list in the Official Report the qualifications including previous appointments in the selection of Ministers held by each member of the British National Oil Corporation.
§ Mr. Gray
Members of the British National Oil Corporation were appointed by my predecessor in office. Their previous Government appointments are as follows:13W
Name BNOC appointment Previous Government appointments Dates of appointment Lord Kearton … … Chairman … … Chairman, Industrial Reorganisation Corporation 1966–68 Chairman, Electricity Supply Research Council 1960–67 Chairman, East European Trade Council 1975–77 Member, Windscale Accident Committee 1957 Member, Advisory Council on Technology 1964–70 Member, National Economic Development Council 1965–71 Chairman, Advisory Committee on the Industrial Expansion Bill 1968–70 Member, Advisory Committee for Science and Technology 1975–75 Member, Committee of enquiry into the Structure of the Electricity Supply Industry 1974–75 Lord Croham … … Part-time Deputy Chairman … … Head of the Home Civil Service and Permanent Secretary to the Civil Service Department 1974–77 Mr. I. R. Clark … … Executive Board Member … … None — Mr. J. B. Burke … … Part-time Board Member … … None — Mr. G. J. Hearne … … Part-time Board Member … … None — Mr. D. C. Jenkins … … Part-time Board Member … … Chairman, National Joint Council for Civil Air Transport 1967–68 Mr. G. H. Laird … … Part-time Board Member … … Part-time Member, Highlands and Islands Development Board 1975–76 Sir D. E. Rooke … … Part-time Board Member … … Member, Advisory Council for Research and Development 1972–77 Member, Advisory Council on Energy Conservation 1974–77 Member, Offshore Energy Technology Board 1975–78 Mr. R. E. Utiger … … Part-time Board Member … … None — Mr. J. G. Liverman … … Official Board Member … … Various Civil Service appointments 1940 to date Mr. F. Jones … … Official Board Member … … Various Civil Service appointments 1962 to date
§ Mr. Philip Holland
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will list in the Official Report the full-time occupation and other Government appoint-
Name BNOC appointment Full-time occupation Other Government appointments Date of appointment Lord Kearton Chairman and Chief Executive Chairman and Chief Executive BNOC Part-time Member, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority 1955 Part-time Member, Central Electricity Generating Board 1974 Member, Offshore Energy Technology Board 1976 Member, Energy Commission 1977 Lord Croham Part-time Deputy Chairman - Trustee, Anglo-German Foundation 1977 Mr. I. R. Clark Executive Board Member Executive Board Member, BNOC None Mr. J. B. Burke Part-time Board Member Managing Director, Royal Bank of Scotland None Mr. G. J. Hearne Part-time Board Member Executive Director, Courtaulds Ltd. None Mr. D. C. Jenkins Part-time Board Member General Secretary, Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs Part-time Member, National Research and Development Corporation 1974 Member, Bullock Committee on Industrial Democracy 1975 Member, Wilson Committee to Review the Functioning of Financial Institutions 1977 Mr. G. H. Laird Part-time Board Member Member of the Executive Council of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers Member, Scottish Industrial Development Advisory Board 1975 Sir D. E. Rooke Part-time Board Member Chairman, British Gas Corporation Member, National Economic Development Council 1976 Member, Energy Commission 1977 Mr. R. E. Utiger Part-time Board Member Managing Director, British Aluminium Company Limited None Mr. J. G. Liverman Official Member Deputy Secretary at the Department of Energy None Mr. F. Jones Official Member Deputy Secretary at the Treasury None
ments held by each member of the Birth National Oil Corporation.