§ Mr. Patrick Maitland
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether the Government will implement the recommendation of paragraph 261 of the Report of the Royal Commission on Scottish Affairs that there should be an inter- 181W change of senior civil servants between Whitehall and Edinburgh.
§ Mr. J. Stuart
The Government are in agreement with the Royal Commission's recommendation in favour of the planned interchange of civil servants, and arrangements for the exchange of officers serving in my Departments and in London will be considered as and when suitable opportunities offer.
I.—APPOINTMENTS MADE BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE Scottish Denial Estimates Board (Appointed under Section 39 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act, 1947). Chairman (full-time) £2,200 a year 5 members (part-time) 7 guineas a day. Scottish Medical Practices Committee (Appointed under Section 35 (2) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act, 1947). Chairman (part-time) £1,000 a year. 5 members 7 guineas a day. National Health Service Tribunal (Appointed under Section 43 (1) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act, 1947). A small panel of members 7 guineas a session. Appeal Tribunal (Appointed under Milk (Special Designations) (Scotland) Order. 1951). Chairman 10 guineas a day. 2 members 7 guineas a day. Assessor of Public Undertakings. Assessor £1,900 a year. New Towns Development Corporations (Appointed under Section 2 (1) as applied by Section 25 of the New Towns Act, 1946). 2 Chairmen £1,500 a year. 2 Deputy Chairmen £750 a year. 12 Members £400 a year. One Chairman draws only £500 and the other £350 a year. One Deputy Chairman draws only £400 a year. 10 Members are serving: 2 do not draw any salary. Stipendiary Magistrates (Appointed under Section 455 of the Burgh Police (Scotland) Act, 1892). 1 in Glasgow £1,500–£1,750a year. Clerks of the Peace. 37 (one for each County and each County of a Fees prescribed by Act of Sederunt. City). Rent Tribunals (Appointed under Section 1 of and the Schedule to the Rent of Furnished Houses Control (Scotland) Act, 1943) 29 Chairmen 2–3 guineas a sitting. 58 Full Members 1½—2 guineas a sitting. 38 Reserve Members Legal Aid Central Committee (Appointed under Section 8 (4) of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act, 1949) 2 Members 2½ guineas a session. Transport Tribunal (Special Panel) (Appointed under the Transport Act, 1947) 2 Members 10 guineas a day. Tribunals (Under Section 24 and 25 of the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act, 1946) 2 Members of Commercial Panel Fees: Maximum of 12 guineas per day. 2 Members of Commercial Panel Panel of Arbiters (Appointed under the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act, 1946) 4 Members Fees: 15 guineas per day. Agricultural Wages Board Chairman 6 guineas a day when the Board is sitting. 4 Members 4 guineas a day when the Board is sitting. Milk Marketing Boards 6 Members Salaries are fixed by Producers at their Annual General Meeting and are paid out of the Board's Funds