HC Deb 14 July 1981 vol 8 c326W
Mr. Allan Roberts

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list in the Official Report those public bodies for which his Department has responsibility, dividing the list into those which are of a consumer or advisory nature and those which have other functions.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

The non-departmental public bodies for which I am responsible are as follows:

Executive bodies

  • Agricultural Wages Committees
  • Cwmbran Development Corporation
  • Development Board for Rural Wales
  • Land Authority for Wales
  • National Library of Wales
  • National Museum of Wales
  • Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales
  • Sports Council for Wales
  • Wales Tourist Board
  • Welsh Development Agency
  • Welsh Water Authority

Advisory bodies

  • Agricultural Dwelling House Advisory Committees
  • Agriculture Advisory Panel for Wales
  • Ancient Monuments Board for Wales
  • Committee for the Welsh Scheme for the Development of Health and Social Research
  • Historic Buildings Council for Wales
  • Housing Management Advisory Panel
  • Library Advisory Council for Wales
  • Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales
  • Place Names Advisory Committee
  • Welsh Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting
  • Welsh Committee for Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Welsh Committee for Postgraduate Pharmaceutical Education
  • Welsh Dental Committee
  • Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board
  • Welsh Medical Committee
  • Welsh Nurse Training Committee
  • Welsh Nursing and Midwifery Committee
  • Welsh Optical Committee
  • Welsh Pharmaceutical Committee
  • Welsh Scientific Advisory Committee

Tribunals, etc.

  • Agriculture Land Tribunal
  • Milk and Dairies Tribunal
  • Rent Tribunals and Rent Assessment Committees

Further details are set out in "Non-Departmental Public Bodies: Facts and Figures 1980", a copy of which is in the Library.

In addition, I am responsible for the following non-departmental public bodies which form part of the NHS and were excluded from "Facts and Figures 1980" and from the "Report on Non-Departmental Public Bodies"—Cmnd. 7797:

  • Area Health Authorities
  • Welsh Health Technical Services Organisation
  • Community Health Councils