§ Mr. MIDDLETON
asked the Postmaster-General the names of the members of the Post Office Advisory Council, the business firms with which they are connected as directors, partners, or managers, the interests which they represent on the Post Office Advisory Council, 1221W and the number of meetings of the council held in 1921, 1922, and this year?
Members. Business Firms, etc. The Right Hon. The Lord Ashfield Chairman, Underground Railways. Arthur Balfour, Esq., J.P. Managing Director, A. Balfour and Company, Limited. Sir C. C. Barrie, K.B.E., M.P. Partner, Charles Barrie and Sons, Dundee. F. J. Blakemore, Esq. Edwin Blakemore and Sons. The Viscount Burnham, C. H. Managing Proprietor, The "Daily Telegraph." Godfrey Cheesman, Esq., F.R.G.S., F.S.S. General Secretary, National Union of Manufacturers. The Right Hon. The Lord Daryngton. Director, Messrs. Pease and Partners. Sir John Dewrance, K.B.E. Chairman, Babcock and Wilcox, Limited. Sir George Lawson Johnston, K.B.E. Chairman, Bovril, Limited. Sir E. Manville, M.P. Chairman, Daimler, Limited. R. Holland Martin, Esq., C.B. Director, Bank of Liverpool and Martins, Limited. Lieut.-Colonel Rouse Orlebar Member, Council of Chamber of Agriculture. Sir W. Peter Rylands Managing Director, Rylands Brothers, Limited. Colonel E. Satterthwaite, C.B. Secretary, Committee for General Purposes, Stock Exchange. H. Gordon Selfridge, Esq. Selfridge and Company, Limited. Sir Edwin Stockton, M.P. Proprietor, Messrs. Abbott and Stockton. J. Walter, Esq. Chairman, "The Times." Sir I. Thomas Williams Director, London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
The members of the Advisory Council are appointed in view of their individual qualifications, and not as representing particular interests. The council held seven meetings in 1921, five in 1922, and three up to 30th April, 1923.