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British Electricity Authority (Membership)

Volume 443: debated on Thursday 30 October 1947

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power if he will give the names of the persons he has appointed to the British Electricity Authority, their salaries, their other remuneration, and the duties allotted to them.

The names of the persons appointed to the British Electricity Authority (as announced in the Press during the Recess) are:

Lord Citrine, K.B.E. (Chairman).
Sir Henry Self, K.C.B., K.C.M.G., K.B.E. (Deputy Chairman).
Mr. J. Hacking, M.I.E.E. (Deputy Chairman).
Mr. E. W. Bussey.
and the following part-time members:

Dame Caroline Haslett, D.B.E., Comp.I.E.E.
Alderman Sir Wm. Walker, J.P., M.I.E.E.
Lt.-Col. E. H. E. Woodward, M.C., T.D., B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.E.E.

The salary of the Chairman is £8,500, and the Deputy Chairman is £5,000; full time members £3,500 and part-time members £1,000 per annum. In addition, there are four Chairman designate of Area Boards, namely:

Mr. J. Eccles, Merseyside and North Wales.
Alderman W. Lewis, Midland.
Mr. J. S. Pickles, South West Scotland.
Mr. H. J. Randall, London.

These gentlemen cannot be appointed to the British Electricity Authority until the Area Boards have been formally constituted, and they will not receive remuneration for their services as part-time members of the British Electricity Authority.