§ Ms. Harman
asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will list all the advisory committees whose members are appointed by him; and, in respect of each such committee, how many of the members are women and how many are men.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
The information is as follows:
Name of body and appointments as at 1 July 1983
Civil Service College Advisory Council—eight male; two female (figures exclude civil service chairman and members).
Civil Service Appeal Board—one Chairman (male); one Deputy Chairman (male); two members selected from panel (26 male; 1 female).
Civil Service Medical Appeal Board—one Chairman (male) and one Member selected from panel of consultant medical referees (257 male; 1 female).
Civil Service Medical Review Board—one Chairman and one Member selected as required (from the Medical Directory).
The annual Cabinet Office (MPO) publication "Public Bodies" includes details of appointments to a wide range of advisory and other public bodies, nationalised industries and similar organisations. This year's edition, due out shortly, will for the first time show men's and women's appointments separately.