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Local Government Reform (Residuary Bodies)

Volume 86: debated on Thursday 14 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will name the members appointed to the Residuary Body for Tyne and Wear, their present or former professions, and the fees they will receive.

The information is as follows:

Tyne and Wear Residuary Body
Member and Present or former profession (on appointment)Remuneration to be paid (£ per annum)
Mr. Jock Robertson (Chairman)
Formerly chief executive, Northumbrian water authority16,000
Mr. Kenneth Douglas
Formerly managing director, Austin and Pickersgill Ltd.5,600
Mr. Henry Foakes
Formerly chief Executive, Northumberland county council5,600
Mr. Stuart Sisterson
Partner, Storey Sons and Parker, chartered surveyors5,600
Mr. Roger Spoor
Partner, Arthur Young, chartered accountants5,600
Remuneration for the chairman is on a two days a week basis; for the other members, one. Remuneration is subject to abatement, if applicable, in respect of public sector pension received.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will name the members appointed to the Residuary Body for Merseyside, their present or former professions, and the fees they will receive.

The information is as follows:

Merseyside Residuary Body
Member and Present or former profession (on appointment)Remuneration to be paid (£ per annum)
Mr. Leslie Pocock CBE
Chairman, Liverpool district health authority17,600
Mr. Norman Brodrick
Formerly local agent, Bank of England5,600
Mr. Duncan Forbes
Formerly chairman, Booker Line5,600
Mr. John Hill
Formerly treasurer, Liverpool metropolitan city council5,600
Mr. William Hughes
Formerly director personnel and management services, Wirral metropolitan borough council5,600
Mr. Leslie Jones
Formerly superintending estates officer, Department of the Environment, north west region5,600
Mr. Kenneth Medlock
Vice-Chairman, Merseyside chamber of commerce and industry5,600
Remuneration for the chairman is on a two days a week basis; for the other members, one. Remuneration is subject to abatement, if applicable, in respect of public sector pension received.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will name the members appointed to the Residuary Body for Greater London, their present or former professions, and the fees they will receive.

The information is as follows:

London Residuary Body
Member and Present or former profession (on appointment)Remuneration to be paid (£ per annum)
Sir Godfrey Taylor (Chairman)
Formerly chairman, Southern water authority50,000
Mr. Alan Blakemore CBE
Formerly town clerk and chief executive, London borough of Croydon12,000
Mr. Jack Esling
Formerly general manager, personnel, Thames water authority24,000
Mr. Wallace Mackenzie OBE
Group managing director, Slough Estates, plc12,000
Mr. Michael Roberts
Partner, Deloitte, Haskins and Sells, chartered accountants18,000
Mr. Jack Wolkind CBE
Formerly chief executive, London borough of Tower Hamlets12,000
Councillor Peter Bowness
(appointed from the London Co-ordinating Committee of successor councils) Leader of the council, London borough of Croydon6,000
Remuneration for the chairman is on a full-time basis; for Mr. Esling on the basis of four days a week, Mr. Roberts three, Messrs. Blakemore, Mackenzie and Wolkind two, and Councillor Bowness one. Remuneration is subject to abatement, if applicable, in respect of public sector pension received.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will name the members appointed to the Residuary Board for Greater Manchester, their present or former professions, and the fees they will receive.

The information is as follows:

Greater Manchester Residuary Body
Member and Present or former profession (on appointment)Remuneration to be paid (£ per annum)
Mr. Peter Hadfield JP (Chairman)
Formerly chairman and managing director of Bass North West Ltd.17,600
Mr. Kenneth Alford OBE
Partner, W. H. Robinson and Co., chartered surveyors5,600
Mr. Brian Scholes OBE
Formerly chief executive, Bolton metropolitan borough council5,600
Mr. Clifford Singleton OBE
Formerly chief executive, Blackburn borough council5,600
Mr. Robert Willan
Chairman and managing director, The Willan Building and Property Group5,600
Councillor Bernard Coyle JP
(appointed from the Greater Manchester Co-ordinating Committee of successor councils) Leader of the council, Wigan metropolitan borough council5,600
Remuneration for the chairman is on a two days a week basis; for the other members, one. Remuneration is subject to abatement, if applicable, in respect of public sector pension received.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) if meetings of the Greater Manchester Residuary Body will be open to the public;(2) if the minutes of meetings of the Greater Manchester Residuary Body will be made available to the public.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will name the members appointed to the Residuary Body for West Midlands, their present or former professions, and the fees they will receive.

The information is as follows:

West Midlands Residuary Body
Member and Present or former profession (on appointment)Remuneration to be paid (£ annum)
Dr. Malcolm Skillicorn (Chairman)
Corporate director, public affairs, GKN Group17,600
Mr. Geoffrey Jackson CBE JP
Managing director, Jackson of Coventry, Ltd5,600
Mr. John Meeting JP
Agent, Calthorpe, Edgbaston and Elvetham Estates5,600
Mr. William Page CBE
Formerly chief executive, Birmingham metropolitan city council5,600
Mr. Kenneth Williams
Formerly chief executive and town clerk, Wolverhampton metropolitan borough council5,600
Councillor Joseph Adams
(appointed from the West Midlands Co-ordinating Committee of successor councils) Leader of the council, Sandwell metropolitan borough council5,600

Remuneration for the chairman is on a two days a week basis; for the other members, one. Remuneration is subject to abatement, if applicable, in respect of public sector pension received.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will name the members appointed to the Residuary Body for West Yorkshire, their present or former professions, and the fees they will receive.

The information is as follows:

West Yorkshire Residuary Body
Member and Present or former profession (on appointment)Remuneration to be paid (£ per annum)
Mr. Tom McDonald OBE (Chairman)
Partner, Armitage and Norton, Chartered Accountants16,000
Mr. Keith Bridge
Formerly chief executive, Humberside county council5,600
Mr. Donald Hanson
Chairman and managing director, Woolcombers (Holdings) plc5,600
Mr. Anthony Mallett CBE
Formerly chief executive, South Yorkshire metropolitan county council5,600
Mr. Roger Suddards
Partner, Last Suddards, solicitors5,600
Councillor George Mudie
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Remuneration for the chairman is on a two days a week basis; for the other members, one. Remuneration is subject to abatement, if applicable, in respect of public sector pension received.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will name the members appointed to the Residuary Body for South Yorkshire, their present or former professions, and the fees they will receive.

The information is as follows:

South Yorkshire Residuary Body
Member and Present or former profession (on appointment)Remuneration to be paid (£ per annum)
Mr. Bernard Cotton CBE (Chairman)
Deputy chairman, Baker Perkins plc16,000
Councillor Irvine Patnick OBE (Deputy Chairman)
Leader of the opposition, South Yorkshire metropolitan county council13,200
Mr. Malcolm Simpson
Formerly director of finance, Leeds metropolitan city council5,600
The Hon. Neil Turner
Chairman, Edward Turner and Associates5,600
Mr. Philip Wolf
Formerly regional director, Manpower Services Commission5,600
Remuneration for the chairman and deputy chairman is on a two days a week basis; for the other members, one. Remuneration is subject to abatement, if applicable, in respect of public sector pension received.