HC Deb 09 March 1995 vol 256 cc287-8W
Mrs. Clwyd

To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many civil servants since 4 May 1979 have left the Export Credits Guarantee Department and have within two years joined companies engaged in contracts with the Ministry of Defence.

Mr. Needham

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave her to the same question on 8 February 1995,Official Report, column 314.

Mr. Milburn

To ask the President of the Board of Trade which permanent secretaries have left his Department's employment in the last five years; and which public positions they have been appointed to subsequently.

Mr. Heseltine

[holding answer 8 March 1995]: Mr. J. R. S. Guinness left the employment of the Department of Energy as permanent secretary during the five years from 1 March 1990. Mr. Guinness was appointed as part-time chairman of British Nuclear Fuels plc. No permanent secretary left the Department of Trade and Industry in the same period.