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Remnant, James, (Lord) National Life Stories: City Lives (24 of 26) National Life Stories: City Lives

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  • Recording date

    1993-16-12, 1994-08-02, 1994-02-03, 1994-22-03, 1994-14-04, 1994-24-05, 1994-01-06

  • Is part of (Collection)

    City Lives

  • Recording locations

    National Provident Institution offices, London

  • Interviewees

    Remnant, James, (Lord), 1930-, (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 24 (tape 12 side B): Take Over Panel cont. JR joined board of NPI approx 1963. NPI's history. NPI's City headquarters. JR based in NPI building for just over two years. Expansion of NPI staff. JR not part of NPI management. Regulatory requirements. JR's assessment of job of being NPI chairman in comparison with earlier parts of his career. Exploration of strategy of joining with company of similar size to NPI. Effect of stress and lack of it. Role as chairman of NPI. Jeremy Wormell's role at NPI. No women on board of NPI. JR's attitude to retirement. 

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    Interview with James Wogan Remnant, 3rd Baron Remnant, Director of the Bank of Scotland (1989–1996).

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