HC Deb 15 November 1983 vol 48 c381W
Ms. Harman

asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland if he will list all the advisory committees whose members are appointed by the Lord Advocate; and, in respect of each such committee, how many of the members are women and how many are men.

The Solicitor-General for Scotland

The information asked for is:

Name of body and appointments as at 1 July 1983

Scottish Law Commission — One Chairman (male); four Commissioners (male) (two of whom are part-time. The statutory qualification for appointment are: the holding of judicial office or experience as a solicitor or advocate or as a teacher of law in a university.

Scottish Committee of the Council on Tribunals—One Chairman (male); seven Members (6 male, 1 female). The Chairman and two of the members of the Committee are also members of the Council itself (which is appoirted jointly by the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Advocate).

Homeless households accepted following notification by other authorities
1981 1982
1st half 2nd half 1st half 2nd half
England 520 530 370 410
London 170 150 140 130
Other metropolitan authorities 80 100 60 70
Non-metropolitan authorities 270 280 170 210

Information for individual local authorities or for earlier periods can be prepared only at disproportionate cost.

Mr. Andrew F. Bennett

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment, from the returns received by his Department from local authorities for households about whom inquiries were completed under the Housing (Homeless Persons) Act 1977, how many households accepted as homeless and resident in temporary accommodation at the end of the relevant half-yearly

Households accepted as homeless and in women's refuges or short-life dwellings at the end of the period
1981 1982
1st half 2nd half 1st half 2nd half
Women's refuges
England 330 370 470 350
London 60 80 170 90
Other metropolitan authorities 140 120 100 110
Non-metropolitan authorities 130 170 200 150
Short-life dwellings
England 4300 4600 4400 4200

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