HC Deb 07 July 1998 vol 315 c439W
Mrs. Ray Michie

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the membership of the Board of Trustees of the National Museum of Scotland, indicating who appoints them and to whom they are responsible. [49270]

Mr. Galbraith

Trustees are appointed by the Secretary of State. They are responsible for the care and exhibition of the collections, subject to the provisions of the National Heritage (Scotland) Act 1985. Reports on the exercise of their functions are submitted to the Secretary of State and laid before Parliament. The current membership o the Board of Trustees is:

  • Mr. Robert H. Smith, Chairman
  • The Countess of Dalkeith
  • Professor Thomas M. Devine
  • Dr. Lesley Glasser
  • Sir Alistair Grant
  • Mr. Sandy Grant Gordon CBE
  • Professor Veronica van Heyningen
  • Professor Peter Jones
  • Professor Aubrey Manning
  • Professor James Murray
  • Dr. Anna Ritchie OBE
  • The Countess of Rosebery
  • Sir John Thomson GCMG.