Cereal Products Division (Staff)

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th January 1945.

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Photo of Sir Walter Liddall Sir Walter Liddall , Lincoln 12:00 am, 17th January 1945

asked the Minister of Food whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that two members of the staff of his Cereal Products Division are leaving his Department in order to take directorships with firms whom they have been controlling; and whether his permission was obtained to their leaving for this purpose.

Photo of Mr John Llewellin Mr John Llewellin , Uxbridge

One officer has with my permission resigned from the Ministry in order to join the staff—not the Board—of a milling company; the other, to whom my hon. Friend presumably refers, has transferred from one milling company to another. The latter has not left the Department and will not, of course, perform any duties with his company while in the service of my Department.