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.
|PUBLIC QUOTED COMPANIES IN MANUFACTURING AND DISTRIBUTION|
|£ million||£ million||Per cent.|
|Total net assets (end-year)||…||8,437||13,495||—||—|
|Gross dividend and interest payments||…||467||818||351||75|
|* After deducting depreciation and other provisions.|