§ Mr. Wilson
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he expects to announce the appointment of a chairman for the north of Scotland electricity users consultative committee; and what criteria he will apply in making his decision.
§ Mr. Kynoch
[holding answer 3 March 1995]: Responsibility for the appointment of chairmen of the electricity consumers' committees lies with the Director General of Electricity Supply after consultation with the Secretary of State. It is understood that the director general intends to appoint a new chairman of the north of Scotland consumers' committee in late March.