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Training Boards

Volume 725: debated on Saturday 3 September 1966

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asked the Minister of Labour what progress he has made with the establishment of the Carpet Industry Training Board and the Knitting, Lace and Net Industry Training Board.

I have laid Orders today establishing these two Boards to take effect from 18th March. I expect to be able to announce the membership of the Knitting, Lace and Net Industry Training Board shortly. The following have accepted my invitation to become members of the Carpet Industry Training Board:

Carpet Industry Training Board


Mr. J. B. Ransome, F.C.A., Senior Partner, Fuller, Jenks, Wise & Company, 55–61 Moorgate, London, E.C.2.

Employer Members

Mr. M. D. Aykroyd, Managing Director, T. F. Firth & Sons Ltd., Clifton Mills, Brighouse, Yorkshire.

Mr. J. P. Crump, D.F.C., Managing Director, Velmar Textiles Ltd., Batley, Yorkshire.

Mr. E. S. Hammett, C.Eng., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Prod.E., Chairman & Managing Director, Lancaster Carpets Ltd., West Denton Street, Manchester.

Mr. D. Macphee, Joint Managing Director, Wm. C. Gray & Sons Ltd., Newton Carpet Works, Ayr, Scotland.

Mr. D. H. Naylor, Director, T. & A. Naylor Ltd., Kidderminster.

Mr. A. B. Marsden-Smedley, Director, Carpet Trades Ltd., Kidderminster.

Employee Members

Mr. K. Atkinson, National Union of Dyers, Bleachers & Textile Workers, Textile Hall, Westgate, Bradford, Yorks.

Mr. W. Liddle, President, Scottish Carpet Trade & Factory Workers Union, 71 Carlton Place, Glasgow, C.5.

Mr. W. McGonigal, Vice President, Scottish Carpet Trade & Factory Workers Union, 71 Carlton Place, Glasgow, C.5.

Miss H. D. Pickles, General Secretary, Northern Carpet Trades Union, 9, St. James's Street, Halifax, Yorkshire.

Mr. W. E. Timmins, General & Municipal Workers Union, 10, Pershore Street, Birmingham, 5.

Mr. C. S. Yarsley, J.P., General Secretary, Power Loom Carpet Weavers & Textile Workers Association, Callows Lane, Kidderminster.

Educational Members

Mr. J. C. Brooke, M.A., Chief Education Officer, County Education Office, Castle Street, Worcester.

Mr. F. Elliott, B.Sc., M.Ed., Principal, Dewsbury & Batley Technical & Art College, Halifax Road, Dewsbury, Yorks.

Mr. J. C. Furniss, A.T.I., A.R.T.C.S., H.N.C., Head of Textile Department, Kidderminster College of Further Education, Kidderminster.

Mr. T. Johnson Walker, Principal, Glasgow College of Printing, North Frederick Street, Glasgow, C.1.