asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the names of the members of the West African Produce Control Board; what interests, commercial or agricultural, they represent; who made the appointments; and what remuneration they receive for their work.
§ Mr. George Hall
The membership of the West African Produce Control Board is as follows:
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies (ex-officio Chairman).
The Head of the West African Department of the Colonial Office (ex-officio Vice-Chairman).
The Head of the Production Department of the Colonial Office.
Mr. John Cadbury, of Cadbury Bros. Ltd., cocoa and chocolate manufacturers.
Mr. G. H. Findlay, C.M.G., lately Resident, Nigeria.
Captain C. C. Lilley, O.B.E., lately District Commissioner, Gold Coast.
Mr. H. B. Balmforth, M.C., Co-operative Wholesale Society.
Mr. A. J. Findlay, C.M.G., lately Deputy Director of Agriculture, Nigeria.
Mr. G. B. Spry, M.C., of Messrs. Frank Fehr and Company.
Mr. E. C. Tansley, Marketing Director of the Board.
Members of the Board are appointed by the Secretary of State for the Colonies; and the unofficial members are selected for their technical knowledge of the commercial problems involved in the Board's work or for their knowledge of the producers themselves. These members receive no remuneration for their work beyond such expenses as they are put to in attending the Board meetings.