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Commodity Stabilisation (Committee)

Volume 893: debated on Friday 13 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will give the names and qualifications of the experts appointed to represent British interests on the Committee of Experts preparing a report for Commonwealth Ministers on plans for commodity stabilisation.

The United Kingdom will be represented on the Committee of Experts, set up by the Commonwealth Heads of Government at their recent meeting in Kingston, by Sir Donald Maitland, CMG, OBE, Deputy Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Sir Donald has been a member of the Foreign Service since 1947 and was Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1973–74. His current duties include supervision of the Trade Relations and Exports Department of the FCO.