HC Deb 06 April 1998 vol 310 c58W
Mr. David Atkinson

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what are the job description and terms of reference of the new Director of Action 2000. [35101]

Mrs. Roche

The Director's particular responsibilities are:

  1. (a) To provide support to the Chairman of Action 2000 in making an assessment of the state of preparedness of UK business to cope with the Millennium Bug, and developing and implementing programmes to encourage business to make suitable preparations.
  2. (b) To manage the day to day operations of the Company, including the Millennium Bug Campaign, launched on 22 January.

Specific activities and objectives will be determined from time to time by the Chairman.