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Industrial Development Advisory Board - Appointment

E4 Editorial Staff

Sir Victor Blank has been reappointed as chairman of the Industrial Development Advisory Board for a period of one year. The board provides independent advice to government ministers on larger applications for selective financial assistance. Blank is chairman of publishing group Trinity Mirror and chairman designate of Great Universal Stores.

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