§ Mr. Crowther
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish in the Official Report details of the relevant qualifications and experience of Councillor Irvine Patnick, recently appointed by him as chairman of the Yorkshire and Humberside regional sports council.
§ Mr. Monro
Biographical details of Councillor Patnick are given below.
A business man and presently leader of the opposition on South Yorkshire county council, he has been a member of Sheffield city council since 1967 and has served on various committees. Until recently he was the shadow chairman of the recreation, culture and health committee of the county council.