§ 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