HC Deb 18 December 1989 vol 164 c58W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make it his policy, on making appointments to the chairmanship of quangos in Wales, to ensure that such appointments are not used as stepping stones for potential parliamentary candidates.

Mr. Peter Walker

I appoint chairmen of non-departmental public bodies on the basis of their personal qualities and experience.