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Countryside Commission

Volume 115: debated on Wednesday 6 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the members of the Countryside Commission, including the chairman, with biographical details and their dates for reappointment.

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Sir Derek Barber (Chairman)31 December 1989Former Chairman of Council, RSPB; founder member of Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group; President, Gloucestershire Naturalists' Trust; environment consultant to Humberts, chartered surveyors.

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Mr. Robin Dower30 June 1988Architect and landscape designer; former member of Northumberland National Park and Countryside Committee; Member of Hadrian's Wall Consultative Committee; Chairman of the Conservation Group on the Northern Council for Sport and Recreation.
Professor Bryn Green30 June 1987Professor of countryside management at Wye College; Member, Advisory Committee for England of NCC; Chairman, Conservation Policy Committee of BTCV; Vice-Chairman, Kent FWAG; Member, Council of the Kent Trust for Nature Conservation.
Mr. Antony Jarvis30 June 1989Farmer; Member of Game Conservancy, Lincolnshire Trust for Nature Conservation, National Trust and CLA Lines Committee; Vicc-Chairman, British Christmas Tree Growers' Association.
Lady Kirk30 June 1987Farms small agricultural holding. Trustee and Executive Committee Member, Byways and Bridleways Trust: Chairman, North Essex Bridlepath Society; British Horse Society Bridleways Officer for Essex.
Mr. Gerard Morgan-Grenville30 June 1989Company Director; Author of books on travel; Founder and Chairman National Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynleth; Chairman, Urban Centre for Appropriate Technology; Vice-President, Ecoropa.
Mr. John Quicke CBE30 June 1987Farmer; former President, CLA; Chairman, Livestock Group, Agriculture EDC; Chairman Exeter Local Board of the Commercial Union Assurance Company.
Mrs. Dorothea Raikes OBE30 June 1987Fanner; former member, Welsh Water Authority (with particular responsibility for recreation, amenity and conservation); member of Brecknock Naturalists' Trust, RSPB; landscape painter.
Mr. Mark Schreiber30 June 1989Editorial staff of the Economist; lobby correspondent since 1976.
Mr. Meuric Rees31 December 1989Farmer; High Sheriff, Gwynedd County Council; Chairman, MAFF Hill Farming Committee; Member of CPRU, NFU, CLA and BBC Wales Advisory Board.