HC Deb 27 July 1977 vol 936 cc310-2W
Mr. Dykes

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will list, for all bodies, other than committees, to which she appoints members, other than civil servants, the authority for making the appointment.

Mrs. Shirley Williams

The authorities for the main appointments are listed below. I make occasional appointments to other bodies, but the authorities concerned could only be identified at disproportionate cost.

Arts Council—Royal Charter of the Arts Council

Agricultural Research Council—Charter dated 23.7.31 amended 29.3.73

British Film Institute—Articles of Association

British Library Board—British Library Act 1972

British Museum—British Museum Act 1963

British Museum (Natural History)—British Museum Act 1963 and Transfer of Functions (Cultural Institutions) Order 1965

Council for Educational Technology for the UK—Trust Deed (Scheme variable by Order of the Secretary of State)

Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work—Social Services. The Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work Order 1974 No. 1265

Council for the Training of Health Visitors—Health Visitors and Social Work (Training) Act 1962

Council for National Academic Awards—Royal Charter plus Statutes 1964

Council for the Accreditation of Correspondence Colleges—Articles of Association of the Council which is a Company Limited by Guarantee

Cranfield Institute of Technology: Court—Statute XI of the Institute's Charter

Central Bureau for Educational Visits and Exchanges—The CBEVE Declaration of Trust dated 21.4.48 as varied by Schemes made by the Ministry of Education on 23.11.53 and 21.12.60 and by the Secretary of State on 23.5.65 under Section 8 of the Charities Act 1960

Governing Body of Animal Virus Research Institute—Limited Company

Governing Body of the Glasshouse Crops Research Institute—Limited Company

Governing Body of the Grassland Research Institute—Limited Company

Governing Council of the John Innes Institute —Charitable Trust administered under Scheme 19.4.67

Governing Body of the National Institute of Agricultural Engineering—Limited Company

Governing Body of the National Vegetable Research Station—Limited Company

Governing Body of the Plant Breeding Institute

Harper Adams Agricultural College—Scheme of Government dated 1.4.67

Library Advisory Council—Section 2(i) of the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964

Medical Research Council—Charter dated 26.10.66 amended 20.6.73

National College of Agricultural Engineering —Scheme of Government dated 6.7.70

National Leathersellers College—Declaration of Trust dated 10.6.51

National Sea Training Trust—Trust Deed dated 12.3.63

National Youth Bureau—Charity Commission

Scheme of Administration dated 16.10.73

National Film Schoo—Articles of Association

National Theatre Board—Memorandum and Articles of Association

Natural Environment Research Council—Charter 1.6.65, amended 13.4.73

Poultry Research Station, Houghton—Limited Company

Seale Hayne Agricultural College—Scheme of the Board of Education dated 16.1.14

Shuttleworth Agricultural College—Trust Deed dated 26.4,44

Schools Council—Under Constitution of the Schools Council

Science Research Council—Charter 26.2.65, amended 12.12.73

Social Science Research Council—Charter dated 16.11.65 amended 20.6.73

The Further Education Staff College—Governing Body—Trust Deed dated 15.11.60