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Volume 201: debated on Tuesday 14 January 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what changes there will be in the pay and terms and conditions of employment of Dr. Gwyn Jones as chairman of the Welsh Development Agency subsequent to his appointment as chairman-elect of the BBC Wales board of governors.

[pursuant to his reply, 20 December 1991, col 360.]: I have considered with Dr. Jones what changes should be made to the terms and conditions of his employment in his capacity of chairman of the Welsh Development Agency (WDA).Dr. Jones was originally appointed as chairrman of the WDA on the basis of a commitment of two and a half days a week. In June 1989 this was increased to four days a week so that he would be able to oversee the establishment of Welsh Development International and personally lead the drive for inward investment into Wales. Under his leadership, the last two and a half years has been a period of considerable achievement for Wales in inward investment and I congratulate Dr. Jones and his team on this. Dr. Jones has suggested that, as the foundations for continued success arc now secure the time is now right for his commitment to the WDA to revert to the original basis of two and a half days a week and for his remuneration to

(2) what proportion of prescriptions issued in each county in Wales has been presented and made up in each of the last five years.

Information on the number of prescriptions issued is not held centrally. However, the available information, which relates to the number of prescription items dispensed, is given in the following table:

The information is given in the following table:revert from the current level of f64,975 pa to £40,610 pa. I have agreed. Other terms and conditions oil appointment will remain as at present.