§ Mr. Edelman
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many public appointments are within his gift; and what is the cost to the Treasury.
§ Mr. Roy Jenkins
Nine chairmen and 96 members of the Race Relations Board, Community Relations Commisson, Parole Board, Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, Gaming Board, Horserace Betting Levy Board—and Appeals Tribunal—Horserace Totalisator Board, BBC and IBA. The total annual cost of their salaries and fees is about £205,000, of 361W which about £137,000 is borne by the Exchequer.