§ Lord Dean of Beswick
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Pursuant to their Answer to Lord Dean of Beswick's Question about the 46 people holding the 1055WA office of councillor and chairman of a regional or district health authority, if they will publish the names of the persons and authorities concerned, together with their political affiliations where known.
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health and Social Security (Lord Glenarthur)
The available information is as follows. As chairmen are appointed for their personal qualities and not to represent any sectional interest we do not consider it necessary to keep up-to-date information on their political affiliations.
Region Name of Chairman District Health Authority NORTHERN Mr. B Hanson Hartlepool Mr. J. A. Tatchell North Tees Mrs. A. Collins South Tees Mrs. J. W. Craven South Cumbria Mr. W. S. Newton Carlington Mrs. S. M. Murray North Tyneside YORKSHIRE Dr. N. Varey Hull Sir Jack Smart Wakefield Mr. R. Widdowson Pontefract Mr. J. Royston-Moore Bradford Mr. J. P. Mason Scunthorpe TRENT Mr. W. E. Bloomer Bassetlaw Mrs. J. Foster Central Nottinghamshire Mrs. M. Galsworthy Leicestershire Mr. J. D. Wake Barnsley EAST ANGLIAN Mrs. G. Shephard West Norfolk and Wisbech Mr. R. Frostick Norwich NORTH WEST THAMES Mrs. B. Dodd South Bedfordshire Mr. I. Dixon North Hertfordshire Mr. R. Hetherington Ealing NORTH EAST THAMES Mr. S. G. Curtis Redbridge Mr. R. M. Williams Southend Mrs. W. Martin Basildon and Thurrock Mrs. M. Davey West Essex SOUTH EAST THAMES Mrs. J. Cumberlege Brighton Mr. R. Ashmole Bromley Sir John Grugeon Tunbridge Wells SOUTH WEST THAMES Mr. M. H. Long Mid Downs Mr. C. G. P. Alderson East Surrey Mr. H. A. Cowd Merton and Sutton Mrs M. J. Reid North West Surrey Mr. A. J. Blowers West Surrey/North East Hants WESSEX Mr. R. Buchanan Bath Dr. A. J. Taylor Portsmouth and South East Hampshire OXFORD Mr. L. Cowley Milton Keynes Dr. D. McWilliams East Berks Mrs. G. Miscampbell Aylesbury Vale WEST MIDLANDS Mr. G. Bruce-Morgan Worcester and District Mr. M. Cooper Kidderminster and District Mr. H. Mellor Mid Staffordshire Mrs. M. Stanhope South East Staffordshire Mr. J. Charlton South Birmingham MERSEY Mr. J. Millett Macclesfield NORTH WESTERN Mr. J. D. Grime Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde Mr. K. Collis Central Manchester Mrs P. N. E. Hawton Rochdale