HC Deb 17 February 1995 vol 254 cc863-4W
Mr. Worthington

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland who were the members of the Scottish Industrial Development Advisory Committee when Government support for HCI in Clydebank was confirmed; and what is the industrial or commercial background of those members.

Mr. Kynoch

[holding answer 23 January 1995]: The provision of regional selective assistance for Health Care International was considered and approved by the Scottish Industrial Development Advisory Board, first in April 1988 and subsequently in February 1990.

Listed below are the SIDAB members at the relevant dates:

April 1988 February 1990
Y. Ali Y. Ali
K. Fox B. J. Fox
T. Johnston K. Fox
B. F. Lawson J. J. G. Good
J. M. Little J. C. G. Halley
D. J. MacLeod J. M. Little
A. Merrills D. J. MacLeod
D. M. Paterson A. Merrills
J. C. Shaw D. M. Paterson
A. K. Smith J. C. Shaw
Sir R. Smith A. K. Smith
R. Thomson P. Timms

The members represented a range of backgrounds including industry and commerce, banking and finance, and the trade unions.