Chairman chosen

8th August 1997 at 01:00
A vice-admiral who is a governor at a Devon public school has been appointed chairman of the Funding Agency for Schools, the quango administering finance for the soon-to-be-defunct opted-out sector.

Vice-Admiral Sir Anthony Tippet, 68, has been given a two-year contract. The salary for the part-time post is about Pounds 30,000 a year.

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