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National Consumer Council

Volume 984: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will list in the Official Report the names of the chairman, vice-chairman and the part-time members of the National Consumer Council, stating in each case the fees and expenses paid.

The chairman of the National Consumer Council is Mr. Michael Shanks—salary £6,954 per annum—Mrs. Joan Macintosh, CBE is vice-chairman—salary £6,666 per annum—and the other members—who each receive a salary of £1,690 per annum—are:

  • Mrs. Mary Clark.
  • Mr. Maurice Chapman, M.B.E.
  • Mr. Alexander Crawford.
  • Mrs. Nan Douglass.
  • Mrs. Kate Foss.
  • Mr. Kenneth Glynn.
  • Mr. John Hatch.
  • The Rev. David Jennings.
  • Mrs. Patricia Lambert.
  • Professor Naomi McIntosh.
  • Mrs. Shelagh Salter.
  • Mr. Brendon Sewill, C.B.E.
  • Mr. Ramindar Singh, J.P.
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Stanton.
  • Mrs. Rachel Waterhouse, C.B.E.
Members receive a salary, not fees. They are entitled to claim travelling and other out-of-pocket expenses incurred on the business of the council on a basis similar to that for senior civil servants, but information concerning such expenses is available only at disproportionate cost.