§ Mr. Gwilym Roberts
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what was the total amount paid out in redundancy payments and associated benefits to former employees of non-departmental public bodies whose members he has appointed; and what was the average payment per employee and the range of such payments.
§ Mr. Adam Butler
Since May 1979 a total of £ 189,780 has been paid out in redundancy payments and associated benefits to employees of non-departmental public bodies in Northern Ireland to which new members have been appointed since that date. The average payment per employee was £450 and individual payments ranged from £62 to £13,211.