Shipping: General Lighthouse Authorities
House of Lords
Lord Berkeley (Labour)
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Attlee on 17 May (WA 18), whether the Department for Transport will require the new chair of the Joint Strategic Board to be independent from the General Lighthouse Authorities; and whether guidance will be issued to that effect.
Earl Attlee (Whip, House of Lords; Conservative)
No. The General Lighthouse Authorities will recommend a candidate for the post of the chair of the Joint Strategic Board for ministerial consideration, who will then be considered on merit.