HC Deb 31 March 1971 vol 814 c411W
Mr. Edelman

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 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.

Mr. John Davies

As at 1st January, 1971, there were 382 paid appointments made on my nomination of which 281 are not chargeable to public funds. The cost to public funds of the remainder would be about £221,000 in a full year. I list below appointments under both categories:

Appointments not chargeable to public funds
Air Registration Board 2
Air Transport Licensing Board 6
British Airports Authority 6
British European Airways 9
British Film Fund Agency 3
British Overseas Airways Corporation 10
British Steel Corporation 11
Central Electricity Generating Board 9
Electricity Council 6
12 Area Electricity Boards 105
Furniture Development Council 1
Gas Council 5
12 Area Gas Boards 94
National Coal Board 8
National Film Finance Corporation 5
Textile Council 1

Appointments chargeable to public funds
British Tourist Authority 5
Cinematograph Films Council 1
English Industrial Estates Corporation 5
English Tourist Board 7
Industrial Reorganisation Corporation 9
Local Employment Act Financial Advisory Committee 6
Metrication Board 12
Monopolies Commission 17
National Computing Centre 4
National Research Development Corporation 12
Scottish Industrial Estates Corporation 5
Shipbuilding Industry Board 4
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority 9
Welsh Industrial Estates Corporation 5