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Regional Development Agencies: East Midlands

Volume 715: debated on Monday 30 November 2009

Statement

I am pleased to announce the extension of the appointment of Bryan Jackson, chair of the Board of the East Midlands Regional Development Agency (RDA), for up to one year to 13 December 2011.

The RDA’s are playing a crucial role in supporting the national and regional economies through these tough economic conditions and providing help to businesses and individuals in order that the regions are in the strongest possible position for the future. Bryan will bring proven experience and leadership.

I have placed further details of the extension, including Bryan Jackson’s biography, in the Libraries of both Houses. I can confirm that the extension has been made in accordance with the Commissioner for Public Appointments code of practice.