§ Dr. Wright
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will give details of the public appointments he is responsible for making in addition to those identified in "Public Bodies 1993", including non-executive agency and other departmental management boards.
§ Mr. Baldry
In addition to the bodies identified in "Public Bodies 1993", and excluding departmental committees, of which no central record is maintained, the Secretary of State makes appointments to the following bodies:
New bodies established since Public Bodies 1993 (1 April 1993) Appointment Annual salary £ Birmingham Castle Vale Housing Action Trust Chairman 25,315 Deputy Chairman 8,590 10 Members 5,030 English Partnerships Chairman unpaid Deputy Chairman 24,605 4 Members 6,310 Local Government Staff Commission Chairman 25,200 2 Members 13,890 Tower Hamlets Housing Action Trust Chairman 25,315 Deputy Chairman 8,590 8 Members 5,030 Executive Agencies Ordnance Survey Director General 1— 3 management board non-executives 5,262 Planning Inspectorate Chief Planning Inspector 1— 4 Members of Advisory Board unpaid Building Research Establishment Chief Executive 1— QE II Conference Centre Chief Executive 2— The Buying Agency Chief Executive 2— Security Facilities Executive Chief Executive 2— Other Bodies Office of Water Resources (OFWAT) Director General 3— 7 National Park Authorities (England) One-third of Members unpaid Broads Authority 9 of the 35 Members unpaid Sutton Housing Trust 4 of the 7 Trustees 2,120 Commission for Local Administration Chairman 4— 2 Commissioners 3— 1 Civil Service Grade 3. 2 Civil Service Grade 5. 3 Civil Service Grade 2. 4 Civil Service Grade 1.
Appointments to the Commission for Local Administration are made by Her Majesty the Queen on the advice of the Secretary of State. One commissioner receives an addition of £1,000 per annum as deputy chairman.
The Secretary of State also appoints the local government independent adjudicator—£5,750—and 641W nominates 14 members for the European Community's Committee of the Regions. The appointments are formally made by the EC Council of Ministers.