To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what the professional background was of each member of the Duchy Council appointed in each of the last three years.
In the last three years Her Majesty the Queen has made four new appointments for the Duchy of Lancaster Council. These are shown in the table.
|Ms Anne Richards||Chief Investment Officer—Aberdeen Asset Management—experience in financial asset management.|
|Mr Hugh Seaborn||Chief Executive—The Portman Estate—Chartered Surveyor with experience in commercial property investment.|
|1 June 2006|
|Mr Mark Hudson||Chairman of Game Conservatory Trust, Ex National President of CLA (2005) and private farmer in Wales—experience in farming and the rural economy.|
|1 September 2006|
|Mr Robert Hildyard Q.C.||Attorney General to the Duchy of Lancaster.|
During the period Sir Michael Bunbury, Sir Christopher Howes, and The hon. Mr Justice Briggs retired as members of the Duchy Council.