HC Deb 04 July 1990 vol 175 c598W
Mr. McGrady

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the composition of the interdepartmental committee on rural regeneration which commenced its work in January.

Mr. Peter Bottomley

The interdepartmental committee on rural development is chaired by the permanent secretary of the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland. Its members are drawn from the six Northern Ireland Government Departments and from other statutory agencies with an interest in rural matters including the Industrial Development Board, the Local Enterprise Development Unit, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and the Northern Ireland tourist board.