HC Deb 07 March 1994 vol 239 c24W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Prime Minister if he will hold all paid members of Government quangos liable to surcharge in the same way as elected councillors.

The Prime Minister

The Government have no powers to surcharge paid members of non-departmental public bodies in the same way as elected councillors and have no plans to seek such powers. Public bodies are already able to apply disciplinary sanctions, including seeking prosecutions where appropriate.

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