HL Deb 23 January 1992 vol 534 c35WA
Lord Houghton of Sowerby

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the approximate annual cost to public funds of the:

  1. (a) Animal Procedures Committee:
  2. (b) Broadcasting Complaints Commission;
  3. (c) Broadcasting Standards Commission;
  4. (d) Commission for Racial Equality;
  5. (e) Equal Opportunities Commission; and
  6. (f) Farm Animal Welfare Council.

The Minister of State, Home Office (Earl Ferrers)

The estimated costs in 1991–92 are:

Animal Procedures Committee 29,000
Broadcasting Complaints Commission 555,000
Broadcasting Standards Council 1,412,000
Commission for Racial Equality 14,056,000
Equal Opportunities Commission 4,846,000
Farm Animal Welfare Council 80,000