§ Mr. Fowler
I have already informed the House of the approach I have adopted in this year's round of appointments in my replies to my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Edgbaston (Mrs. Knight) on 23 June—[Vol. 26, c.128]—and to the hon. Member for Crewe (Mrs. Dunwoody) on 30 June—[Vol. 26, c. 333.] In accordance with previous practice by Governments of all parties, I am not prepared to make public considerations relating to the appointment or reappointment of particular individuals.