MCC released the following statement on 5 March 2012.
MCC has today published the results of its annual election to its Main Committee.
Angus Fraser, John Barclay, Hugo Loudon and Robert Griffiths were successful in the ballot, votes having been cast from MCC’s Members, and will take up their three-year positions on 1 October 2012.
5,973 ballot papers were submitted, including 18 spoilt papers. The votes cast were as follows:
Angus Fraser, M.B.E.
John Barclay, D.L.
Robert Griffiths Q.C.
Peter Leaver, Q.C.
Oliver Stocken, MCC Chairman, said: “MCC will continue to be well served from October, with a Committee intake that boasts an excellent amount of cricketing skills and expertise."
"I look forward to welcoming everyone on to the Committee in the autumn.”
Matthew Fleming, Charles Fry, Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Colin Maber will retire as Elected Members on 30 September 2012.
The twenty-strong MCC Committee comprises: the President, the Club Chairman, six Chairmen of Committees and twelve Elected Members. In addition, three Trustees are entitled to attend and speak at meetings of the MCC Committee but are not entitled to vote.
Angus Fraser is the former Middlesex and England fast bowler who represented his country in 46 Tests and 42 One Day Internationals. Upon retirement he served as The Independent’s Cricket Correspondent for six years. He is now the Middlesex CCC Managing Director of Cricket.
John Barclay played for Sussex CCC from 1970 – 1986 (the last six seasons as captain) and then moved into administration within the game, managing two England tours. He is a past President of the Club (2009 – 2010) and has served as Director of Cricket at the Arundel Castle Cricket Foundation since 1986.
Hugo Loudon ,33, will become the youngest member of the MCC Committee when he takes his position in October. He is a Chartered Accountant and currently Financial Controller at BSkyB. He played for Durham MCC University and Hampshire and Kent Second XI and remains a regular in MCC colours. He served on the Club’s Players and Fixtures sub-committee from 2007-09.
Robert Griffiths QC has been Chairman of MCC’s Laws sub-committee since 2008 and has had three previous terms on the MCC Committee. He was a Member of the Estates committee from 1996 – 2004 and chaired the Development committee from 2009 – 11. He is a practising Queen’s Counsel, specialising in planning and commercial law, and is Joint Head of Chambers, 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square.