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HISTORIC PRESS RELEASE : New members of standing committee on Euro preparations [June 2003]

The press release issued by HM Treasury on 9 June 2003.

Chancellor Gordon Brown today announced the appointment of Stuart Etherington, Sir Jeremy Beecham, Sir Graham Hall and David Harker to the Standing Committee on euro Preparations.

The Chancellor said:

“The new members all bring special areas of expertise – local government, the voluntary sector, the consumer sector and regional development – to the Committee. I am sure that they will all make a significant contribution to future planning  by the committee on euro preparations.”

The Committee leads planning on Euro preparations across the whole economy.