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HAT is it that Freddie Plaskett is and the others haven't? For lirs George Newman, his edecessor as Road Haulage ;sociation director-general, id others tried but failed to irsuade the National Council to cept the streamlining of the sociation to increase ficiency and reduce costs. In much less than a year eddie has "sold" the werning body a bold scheme convert a sprawling ancmange — a fragmented, asteful organisation Irpetuating the parochial terests of half a century ago — to a recognisable pyramid. He has also saved members a ^ge sum by moving head office )m Euston to darkest Fulham :hough most of the staff, who II have more difficult and ore costly journeys, are less an enthusiastic about it. I now wait to see what ippens to the study of the mmittee structure. In the past, embers have not shown any eat wish for simplification. rhaps their increasing luctance to serve on working irties will encourage a ccessful conclusion.