HC Deb 10 February 1984 vol 53 c818W
Mr. Richard Shepherd

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether it is his intention to consider present or former civil servants from within his Department for the post of deputy director general of the Office of Telecommunications or whether this appointment will be first subject to advertisement nationally.

Mr. Butcher

Under clause 1(5) of the Telecommunications Bill the appointment of a deputy director general and other members of the staff of Oftel will be a matter for the director general of telecommunications.

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