§ Mr. Edelman
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many public appointments other than those supervised by the Civil Service Commission depend on his nomination; what is the annual cost of the consequential emoluments chargeable to public funds; and whether he will publish a schedule of the offices within his gift, other than those which are supervised by the Civil Service Commission.404W
§ Sir K. Joseph
I make the following salaried appointments at the annual cost shown:
£ Advisory Committee on Distinction Awards Chairman 3,650 Vice-Chairman 600 Dental Estimates Board Chairman 5,800 Vice-Chairman 5,360 Industrial Injuries Advisory Council Chairman 1,100 Medical Practices Committee Chairman 4,050 National Insurance Advisory Committee Chairman 1,500 Supplementary Benefits Commission Chairman 5,500 Deputy Chairman 1,250 Six other Members 750 each
I also make appointments to other bodies where fees are paid for attendance at meetings.