§ Mr. Spellar
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Tooting (Mr. Cox) of 22 February,Official Report, column 109, what is the breakdown by occupation of the members of the 13 rent assessment panels in England.
§ Sir George Young
A total of 143 hold a legal qualification, 172 are surveyors or valuers, and 127 are appointed as lay members. The occupations of the lay members are varied: where details are known centrally, they are recorded in the list of members which was placed in the Library on 18 January.