HL Deb 21 February 2005 vol 669 cc47-8WS
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Bach)

My honourable friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (Mr Ivor Caplin) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement:

Following an open competition which attracted a strong field of applicants, I am pleased to advise the House of the appointment of eight new members and the reappointment of two members to the National Employer Advisory Board (NEAB).

The new members are:

  • Mr David Amos
  • Viscount Brookeborough
  • Mr David Frost
  • Mr John Hazelwood
  • Miss Delva Patman
  • Mr Gordon Scott
  • Dr Bill Speirs
  • Mr David Yeandle

The reappointments are:

  • Mrs Susan Anderson
  • Mr Hew Balfour

They join the other five members of the board. which is chaired by the noble Lord, Lord Glenarthur. and which continues to provide appropriate support in conjunction with the SaBRE campaign to reservists and their employers. I take this opportunity to thank NEAB for its work which is very much appreciated by the Ministry of Defence.