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East of England Regional Development Agency

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 14 January 2010

My noble Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has made today the following announcement:

I would like to announce a new chair appointment to the board of the East Of England Regional Development Agency (EEDA).

William Pope will commence as chair designate, to ensure continuity from 1 February 2010 and take up post as chair from 1 April 2010.

The appointment will be initially until 13 December 2012.

The appointment has been made in accordance with the Commissioner for Public Appointments code of practice. I have placed further details of the appointments in the Libraries of both Houses.