HC Deb 04 December 1989 vol 163 c103W
Mr. John D. Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to his reply of 29 November, how many commissioners there are in Irish Lights; who appoints the members of Irish Lights from Northern Ireland; and for what period of time they serve as commissioners.

Mr. McLoughlin

The Commissioners of Irish Lights consist of 17 members (including those from Northern Ireland) who are appointed by the Irish Lights board for unlimited terms; and four ex-officio members, who are the Lord Mayor of Dublin and three nominees of Dublin city council and who hold office for the period of their nomination.