§ Mr. Fisher
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the annual cost of fees and reimbursements to people appointed to(a) public, (b) non-governmental and (c) other bodies by his Department.
[holding answer 5 December 1990]: In 1989–90, the last financial year for which information is available, the annual cost to the Employment Department Group of fees and reimbursements was as follows:
Fees Reimbursements (£'000) People appointed to: Public bodies 307 91 Non-governmental bodies 9,315 834 Other bodies — —
This reply does not include information on the former Training Agency, now absorbed into the Department, which could only be supplied at disproportionate cost.