HC Deb 27 July 1977 vol 936 cc293-4W
Mr. Dykes

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list for all bodies—other than committees—to which he appoints members, other than civil servants, the authority for making the appointment.

Mr. Eric Deakins

It is my right hon. Friend's duty to make appointments to the following statutory bodies under the authority as shown:

1. National Health Service Act 1946

  • Central Health Services Council
  • Dental Estimates Board
  • National Health Service Tribunal
  • Preserved Boards of Governors of Teaching Hospitals.

2. Food and Drugs Act 1955

  • Food Hygiene Advisory Council

3. Health Visiting and Social Work (Training) Act 1962

  • Council for the Education and Training of Health Visitors

4. National Health Service Act 1966

  • General Practice Finance Corporation

5. Medicines Act 1968

  • British Pharmacopoeia Commission
  • Medicines Commission

6. National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973

  • Chairmen of Area Health Authorities
  • Prescription Pricing Authority
  • Regional Health Authorities

7. Social Security Act 1973

  • Occupational Pensions Board

8. Social Security Act 1975

  • Attendance Allowance Board
  • Industrial Injury Advisory Council
  • Local Tribunals
  • Medical Appeal Tribunals
  • Medical Boards
  • Pneumoconosis Medical Boards and Silicosis Medical Boards

9. Supplementary Benefits Act 1976

  • Supplementary Benefits Appeal Tribunal
  • Supplementary Benefits Commission