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National Freight Corporation

Volume 949: debated on Tuesday 2 May 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list in the Official Report the full-time occupation and the part-time Government appointments held by each part-time member of the National Freight Corporation.

No complete records are held in my Department, but the following information has been obtained. The following list shows, for each part-time member of the NFC, (a) his full-time or principal occupation, and (b) other part-time appointments made by United Kingdom Ministers.

Sir Daniel Pettit

  • (a) Chairman of NFC
  • (b) National Ports Council, Waste Management Advisory Council, Chairman of Economic Development Committee for the Distributive Trades
  • Mr. F. S. Law

  • (a) Chairman of the Varta Group and Director of B. Elliott & Co.
  • (b) None
  • Mr. R. L. E. Lawrence

  • (a) Vice-Chairman of British Railways Board
  • (b) Energy Commission
  • Mr. D. G. MacDonald

  • (a) Managing Director of John Menzies (Holdings) Ltd.
  • (b) None
  • Mr. D. D. Sieff

  • (a) Director of Marks and Spencer
  • (b) None
  • Mr J. E. B. Sieve

  • (a) Finance Director of Metal Box Ltd.
  • (b) None
  • Mr R. O. C. Swayne

  • (a) Chairman of Overseas Containers Ltd.
  • (b) Design Council
  • Mr C. H. Urwin

  • (a) Deputy General Secretary of Transport and General Workers Union
  • (b) National Enterprise Board, Industrial Development Advisory Board, Energy Commission, Manpower Services Comsion, Central Arbitration Committee, Industrial Tribunals Panel.