§ Mr. Canavan
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will list all the public appointments for which he is responsible, the names of the present holders of these appointments and their salaries and allowances.
§ Mr. Tomlinson
My right hon. Friend is responsible for the appointment of the Director of the Commonwealth Institute. The incumbent is Mr. J. K. Thompson. He receives a salary of £11,673–80 per annum.
My right hon. Friend is also responsible for a number of public appointments which are honorary and are not salaried. I shall be writing to my hon. Friend with details about these appointments.
Details of the expenses paid are not readily available.