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Petrochemicals And Plastics

Volume 949: debated on Tuesday 2 May 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry what proposals he has to encourage the building of additional petrochemicals and plastics plant in Scotland; and what attitude has been taken to additional capacity by the EEC Commission.

It is the Government's policy to encourage the best use of our North Sea resources, and the full range of our regional and industrial incentives is available for qualifying projects in Scotland.

Non-public sector appointmentsPart-time public sector appointments (other than to the NEB)
Basnett, DavidGeneral Secretary and Treasurer, National Union of General and Municipal WorkersNone
Dickinson, John L., C.B.E., D.L.Director, SKF Steel Ltd.; Sheffield Twist Drill and Steel Co. Ltd.; Bofors Companies (UK) Ltd.; Weyroc Ltd.Chairman, British Rail (Eastern Board)
Frame, Alistair G.Deputy Chief Executive, The Rio Tinto Zinc Corporation LtdBoard Member, Central Electricity Generating Board
Gardiner, JohnChief Executive. The Laird GroupNone
Lvons, JohnGeneral Secretary, Engineers and Managers' AssociationNone
Mes, Mrs. Caroline M.Economic and Industrial ConsultantMember, Monopolies and Mergers Commission
Scanlon, Hugh P.President, Amalgamated Union of Engineering WorkersChairman, Engineering Industry Training Board; Board Member, British Gas Corporation; Board Member, Metrication Board
Urwin, Harry C.Deputy General Secretary, Transport and General Workers' UnionMember, Manpower Services Commission; Board Member, National Freight Corporation
Wellings, Sir Jack, C.B.E.Chairman and Managing Director, The 600 Group Ltd.None

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will list in the Official Report the full-time occupation and part-time Government appointments

Full-time occupationPart-time Government appointments (other than the British Steel Corporation)
Mr. J. DiamondRetired (formerly Assistant General Secretary of the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation)
Lord GregsonManaging Director, Fairey Engineering Holdings Ltd
Mr. W. D. GriffithsBritish Steel Corporation employee
Sir James MenterPrincipal Queen Mary College University of LondonDeputy Chairman of the Advisory Council for Applied Research Development. Member of the Finniston Enquiry into the Engineering Profession.
Sir Melvyn RosserPartner Deloitte & Co.Chairman of the Welsh Council. Member of the Advisory Committee on Celtic Sea Oil.
Sir James WoddesonChairman of Northern Engineering Industries Ltd.

I am not aware of the Commission's attitude on this matter.