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Housing Corporation

Volume 301: debated on Wednesday 24 September 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will list the directors of the Housing Corporation, indicating the tenure of their directorships, their remuneration and the qualifications which led to their appointments. [14730]

[pursuant to his answer, 11 November 1997, c. 483–84]: Details of the directors of the Housing Corporation are in the table.In making appointments to the Board of the Housing Corporation, candidates are sought who, in addition to their individual areas of expertise and knowledge, are able to take a broad view of housing policy and related issues. Candidates should be able to contribute usefully in directing a major Non Departmental Public Body and to make constructive contributions to the development of social housing policy at the national level. The Board needs members with a range of skills and expertise extending from knowledge of finance and regulation to an understanding of how housing policy impacts on other areas of social welfare.

Board Members of the Housing Corporation


Appointed to the Board

Current appointment ends

Remuneration (per annum) £

Main areas of expertise

Robin Thompson17 March 198916 March 19989,899Rural housing
Julia Unwin26 February 199225 February 19989,899Homelessness and tenant participation
Derek Waddington28 January 199427 January 20009,899Local government
Dr. Peter Williams1 October 199530 September 19989,899Lending institutions
Anthony Mayer (Chief Executive)30 April 1991n/an/aChief Executive of the Housing Corporation