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National Economic Development Council

Volume 655: debated on Monday 5 March 1962

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has yet appointed the trade union members of the National Economic Development Council; and whether he will make a statement about the relation of the Council to existing advisory bodies in this field.

On the suggestion of the Trades Union Congress I have appointed the following members of the Council:

  • Mr. W. J. Carron.
  • Mr. F. Cousins.
  • Mr. H. Douglass.
  • Mr. S. F. Greene.
  • Mr. R. Smith.
  • Mr. G. Woodcock, C.B.E.
19541960Increase 1954–1960
£ million£ millionPer cent.
Total net assets (end-year)8,43713,495
Trading profit*1,3861,93054439
Gross dividend and interest payments46781835175
* After deducting depreciation and other provisions.