The team led by Sir Don Ryder which is to investigate British Leyland’s situation and prospects was named last night by Mr Wedgwood Benn, Secretary of State for Industry.
The members are:
Mr R. A. Clark, deputy chairman of Hill Samuel and chairman of the Industrial Development Advisory Board
Mr S. Giflen, former chairman of Ford of Europe
Mr F. S. McWhirter, of Peat, Marwick Mitchell
Mr H. Urwin, of the Transport and General Workers’ Union.
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