To ask the President of the Board of Trade who may nominate candidates for appointment to the Hearing Aid Council.
Anyone may make a nomination who has a genuine involvement whether as a dispenser, as a medical or audiological specialist, or as a hearing aid user. Nominations are also welcome from their representative organisations, relations and advisers.Those appointed as trade members must be capable of representing the interests of those registered with the Hearing Aid Council and either be so registered or directors or managers of a registered employer. Those appointed as medical/technical members must have specialised medical knowledge of deafness or audiological technical knowledge and must not be eligible for appointment as trade members. Those appointed as consumer members must be capable of representing the interests of persons with impaired hearing and must not be eligible for appointment as trade or medical/technical members.Nomination forms for the 1994 appointments are available from:
- Anne Scrope
- Consumer Affairs Division 3b
- Department of Trade and Industry
- Room 411
- 10–18 Victoria Street
- LONDON SW1H ONN
and should be returned by 26 August 1993.