HC Deb 18 December 1989 vol 164 cc29-30W
Mr. Hood

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will name each of the chairmen of the nationalised industries; and if he will give details of salaries and other remunerations applicable to each.

Mr. Norman Lamont

[pursuant to his reply 7 December 1989, columns 311–12]: I regret that there were errors in the table of my earlier reply. The correct information requested is set out in the following table.

Chairman Nationalised Industry Salary1 £
Sir Robert Haslam British Coal 160,000
Sir Robert Reid British Railways Board 90,950
Mr. C. Campbell British Shipbuilders 21,675
Mr. D. Ingman British Waterways Board 33,700
Mr. C. Tugendhat Civil Aviation Authority 60,000
Sir Philip Jones Electricity Council 94,380
Lord Marshall Central Electricity Generating Board 111,000
Mr. J. C. Smith Eastern Electricity Board 57,390
Mr. J. F. Harris East Midlands Electricity Board 57,390
Mr. J. J. Wilson London Electricity Board 57,390
Mr. B. H. Weston Merseyside and North Wales Electricity Board 57,390
Mr. B. S. Townsend Midlands Electricity Board 57,390
Mr. D. Morris North Eastern Electricity Board 80,000
Mr. K. Harvey North Western Electricity Board 49,005
Mr. G. A. Squair South Eastern Electricity Board 57,390
Mr. D. A. Ross Southern Electricity Board 57,390
Mr. J. W. Evans South Wales Electricity Board 57,390
Mr. A. W. Nicol South Western Electricity Board 57,390
Mr. J. Porteous Yorkshire Electricity Board 57,390
Mr. W. Newton London Regional Transport 80,000
Mr. M. Joughin North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board 39,750
Sir Bryan Nicholson Post Office 102,000
Mr. I. S. Irwin Scottish Transport Group 59,825
Mr. D. J. Miller South of Scotland Electricity Board 66,900
Mr. B. Henderson Anglian Water Plc2 43,860
Sir Michael Straker Northumbrian Water Group Plc2 30,638
Mr. W. Grove North West Water Group Plc2 61,275
Mr. J. Bellak Severn Trent Plc2 49,020
Mr. W. Courtney Southern Water Plc2 43,860
Mr. K. Court South West Water Plc2 51,063
Mr. R. Watts Thames Water Plc2 49,020
Mr. J. Jones Welsh Water Plc2 43,860
Mr. W. Hood Wessex Water Plc2 40,850
Mr. G. Jones Yorkshire Water Plc2 54,825

1 Actual salaries. Some Chairmen are part-time.
2 The 10 Water Authorities were vested as Companies Act companies owned by Government on 1 September, and privatised on 12 December.

Chairmen are also eligible for performance bonus schemes with a maximum limit of 25 per cent. of salary.

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