HC Deb 08 November 1976 vol 919 c90W
Mr. Brotherton

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the total cost to public funds of the Food Additives and Contaminants Committee; what proportion of that is spent on fees to its members; and what fee is paid to each member of the Committee.

Mr. John Silkin

The cost to public funds in 1975–76 of the Food Additives and Contaminants Committee was approximately £12,500. Fees represented 15 per cent. The fee currently payable to members of this committee for each meeting attended is £21 and in the case of the chairman £25.

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