HC Deb 15 November 1983 vol 48 cc388-9W
Ms. Harman

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment 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. Patrick Jenkin

The advisory committees whose members are appointed by me are listed in Her Majesty's Stationery Office publication "Public Bodies" published by the Management and Personnel Office. A copy of the most recent edition called "Public Bodies 1982", is held by the Library. A new edition, to be called "Public Bodies 1983", is being prepared; this will show the number and gender of appointees as at 1 July 1983. The following list shows those advisory committees to which I make appointments, together with the required details of membership as they will appear in the Department of the Environment section of "Public Bodies 1983".

Appointments as at 1 July 1983
Name of Body Chairman Deputy etc. Members
Ancient Monuments Board for England 1 male 14 male, 3 female
Building Regulations Advisory Committee 1 male 18 male
Building Research Establishment Advisory Committee 1 male 10 male
Commission on Energy and the Environment*
Historic Buildings Council for England 1 female 20 male, 1 female
Local Government Boundary Commission for England 1 male 1 male 3 male, 1 female
London Housing Staff Commission 1 male 2 male
New Town Staff Commission 1 male 1 male, 1 female
Property Advisory Group 1 male 12 male, 1 female
Property Services Agency Advisory Board 1 male 12 male
Radioactive Waste Management Advisory Committee 1 male 14 male, 1 female
Regional Councils for Sport and Recreation 9 male 18 male 49 male, 8 female [952 male, 134 female]†
Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1 male 11 male, 2 female
* The Commission is in abeyance.
† I do not appoint those members whose details appear in square brackets.

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