§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his Department maintains, or supports the maintenance of, any offices or personnel abroad.
§ Mr. Brittan
The Home Office maintains no office or personnel abroad but meets the costs of a small number of immigration officers who are loaned to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on a short-term basis each summer for work overseas as entry clearance officers.
Name of Body Appointments as at 1 July 1983* Notes Chairman/Deputy Members Advisory Board on Restricted Patients 1 Ch (M) 4M; 1F Advisory Committee on Animal Experiments lCh(F) 9M;3F Advisory Committees Service Candidates 1 Ch(M)+l Dep(M) 2M;4F Advisory Council on Race Relations — 18M; 3F Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs 1 Ch (M) 22M; 6F Central Fire Brigades Advisory Council — 33M; 1F Criminal Law Revision Committee 1 Ch (M) 14M; 2F Joint Committee for Refugees from Vietnam 1 Ch (M) [3M; 2F] Licensing Planning Committee 1 Ch (M) — New Town Licensed Premises Committees 2 Ch (1M; IF) — Parliamentary Boundary Commission for England [1 Ch (M)] + 1 Dep (M) 1M 1 Vacancy at 1.7.83 Parliamentary Boundary Commission for Wales [1 Ch (M)] + 1 Dep (M) 2M Parole Board and Local Review Committees 1 Ch (M)‡ + 1 Dep 37M;‡ 10F‡ ‡Parole Board (M)‡ 390M; 175F [390M; 175F] Poisons Board 1 Ch (M) 6M [10M] Police Negotiating Board 1 Ch (M) + 1 Dep (M) [51M; 4F] Policy Advisory Committee on Sexual Offences 1 Ch (M) 6M; 8F * Information concerning non-Ministerial appointments is shown in square brackets.