§ Mr. Kidney
To ask the President of the Board of Trade if she will accept nominations for membership of the Post Office Users National Council from rural community councils. 
§ Mr. Nigel Griffiths
An advertisement for appointments to a number of consumer councils, including the Post office Users National Council, will appear in the press in the next couple of weeks. At the same time we seek nominations for appointment from a range of bodies, and will be happy to consider any names put forward by rural community councils for appointment to the Post Office Users National Council as part of this process.
Anyone wishing to apply to be considered for appointment to the Post Office Users National Council should write to:
- Consumer Affairs & Competition Policy Directorate 2b
- Department of Trade & Industry
- Room 4.T.11
- 1 Victoria Street
- London SW1H OET.