HL Deb 11 May 1988 vol 496 cc1208-9WA
Lord Henley

asked the Government:

When they will announce the membership of the teams of the three fact-finding studies into professional liability problems of selected professions which they decided to commission last October.

The Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (Lord Young of Graffham)

We have appointed Andrew Likierman, Professor of Accounting and Financial Control at London Business School, to be overall chairman of the fact-finding studies into professional liability. We have asked Professor Likierman to oversee the work of the three study teams so as to ensure consistency between their approaches and to draw together the results of the individual studies. He will chair a small steering group which will include the chairmen of the study teams. These three chairmen will be:

Auditors: William C. C. Morrison CA—deputy senior partner of Peat Marwick McLintock, and former President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland;

Architects/consulting engineers/construction surveyors: Donald Bishop CEng, MICE, ARICS, FCIOB formerly London Master Builders Professor of Building at University College, London;

Other surveyors: Ian Oddy FRICS, FRVA, FCIArb—managing partner of St Quintin (Chartered Surveyors):

The members of the study teams have been chosen so that in each team there is at least one member of the relevant profession or professions, a legal expert, an insurance expert, and someone with experience as a user of the professional service. The members are as follows:

Auditors: Anthony W. Mallinson LLM Robin Jackson
(Further member to be appointed).
Architects, etc: K. Wesley Whimster FICE, FIStructE, MConsE, FIWEM, FCIArb
Peter Down CEng, FIMechE, SCIBSE, MConsE
Chris Vickers FRICS, ACIArb Clifford Lansley Dip Arch, ARIBA
Roger Squires FRICS
Bernard Anderson ARIBA
Anthony Kidd FCII
Donald Keating QC, FCIArb
John Myatt CEng, FICE
Other Surveyors: John Chapman FRICS, FRVA
Brian Grainger FRICS, FSVA
Ray Moorman
Edward Hartill BSc, FRICS
Jeremy Mortimer
Kim Lewinson MA (Cantab), Barrister at Law