Obituary: The Marquess of Bute
Monday 26 July 1993
John Bute headed up a little-remembered experiment in national fund-raising in the mid-Seventies. The Post Office were persuaded to inaugurate a charity postage stamp, something common in other European countries over many years and the Marquess of Bute agreed to chair the trustees.
I served as secretary and saw his excellent negotiating style and his fair- mindedness when it came to the distribution to charities working for disabled people. It was not his fault that the scheme was a one-off experiment.
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