The Chairman and Governors who were in office when the new Charter was granted on 1st July consented to continue in office until a new Board could be appointed. The Government consider that the new Board should take office at an early date, and the Queen has been pleased to approve the following appointments as from 1st August:
Sir Alexander Cadogan, to be Chairman until 30th June, 1957.
Marshal of the Royal Air Force Lord Tedder, who is the present Vice-Chairman, to continue in that office until 30th June, 1954.
Lord Clydesmuir, who is at present a Governor, to be re-appointed until 30th June, 1955, and to be designated National Governor for Scotland.
Lord Macdonald of Gwaenysgor to be National Governor for Wales until 30th June, 1957.
Sir Harry Mulholland to be National Governor for Northern Ireland until 30th June, 1957.
Professor Barbara Wootton to be reappointed Governor until 30th June, 1954.
Mr. Stedeford to be re-appointed Governor until 30th June, 1955.
Sir Philip Morris and Lady Rhys-Williams to be Governors until 30th June, 1956.
|Name and Office||Date of first appointment||Date of expiry of appointment||Approximate total term of office|
|The Rt. Hon. Sir Alexander Cadogan, Chairman||August 1, 1952||June 30, 1957||5 years|
|Marshal of the Royal Air Force, Lord Tedder, Vice Chairman||January 1, 1950||June 30, 1954||4½ years|
|The Rt. Hon. Lord Clydesmuir, National Governor, Scotland||January 1, 1950||June 30, 1955||5½ years|
|The Rt. Hon. Lord Macdonald of Gwaenysgor, National Governor, Wales||August 1, 1952||June 30, 1957||5 years|
|The Rt. Hon. Sir Harry Mulholland, National Governor, Northern Ireland||August 1, 1952||June 30, 1957||5 years|
|Professor Barbara Wootton||January 1, 1950||June 30, 1954||4½ years|
|Mr. I. A. R. Stedeford||January 1, 1951||June 30, 1955||4½ years|
|Sir Philip Morris||August 1, 1952||June 30, 1956||4 years|
|Lady Rhys-Williams||August 1, 1952||June 30, 1956||4 years|