HC Deb 08 July 1994 vol 246 cc363-4W
Mr. Dunn

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will indicate the mechanism by which regional representatives are nominated to the European Committee of the Regions; and if he will also publish the names of representatives currently nominated by United Kingdom region and the term of office they have yet to serve.

Mr. Heathcoat-Amory

Each member state nominates the number of members allocated to it in article 198a of the treaty, and an equal number of alternate members. Members and alternate members are appointed for four years by the Council, acting unanimously on these nominations. The term of office for United Kingdom members and alternate members runs until 25 January 1998. United Kingdom members and alternate members are as follows:

  1. United Kingdom Members of the COR 96 words
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  3. United Kingdom Alternate Members of the COR 93 words