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Dockyards (Assistant Chief Executive)

Volume 928: debated on Friday 25 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence why it was necessary to appoint a new Assistant Chief Executive for Her Majesty's dockyards; and if he will make a statement.

The Assistant Chief Executive Royal Dockyards has been appointed to carry out a review, based on his wide experience in industry, of the present systems for providing management information in the Royal dockyards, and to recommend, having full regard for the impact on the work force, improvements aimed at achieving greater economy and cost effectiveness in the planning and execution of the programme of work. He will also advise on the implementation of agreed solutions. The appointment is for a limited period of two to three years.