P528 Teletext 528 Nov 6 21:00:00   NEWS  FILE ———————————  ———————————————————————— BLAIR RETIRES FROM JOHN LAING David Blair, director of John Laing and chairman of Laing Construction, has retired from John Laing. Finance director James Armstrong has been appointed non-executive chairman of John Laing Construction and its operating subsidiaries. Paul Whitmore, an associate directop of John Laing, has been appointed the new chief executive officer of Laing Construction. ——————————————————————————————————————— Financial headlines 500 City index 501 CHECK YOUR SHARE PRICES p510 Press file Companies Shares City news