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Royal Parks Agency

May 9, 2002

Question written on 09/05/2002

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) if she will reserve a place for a representative of the Friends of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens on the board of trustees of the new non-departmental public body which is to repl

Answered by Kim Howells

The board of trustees will comprise a number of trustees with different skills and experience. There will not be a specific trustee position on the board for a representative of the Friends of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. To reflect the parks’ links with a variety of organisations, not just the Friends, a trustee post will be created titled ‘Community Relations’ which will be responsible for developing links with the whole community.