HC Deb 24 November 1994 vol 250 cc290-1W
Mr. Sykes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which quangos his Department has abolished since 1979.

Mr. Howard

The information to 1 April 1993 is as follows:

  • Advisory Committee on Suspension and Revocation of Authorities for Wireless Personnel
  • Advisory Committee on Radio Interference
  • Advisory Council on the Penal System
  • Central Committee on Common Police Services
  • Chief Constables Committees for District Police Training Centres
  • Committee on Training for Justices' Clerks' Assistants
  • Committee on Obscenity and Film Censorship
  • Conference on Local Government Electoral Law
  • Criminal Law Revision Committee
  • Electoral Advisory Conference
  • Fire Service College Board
  • Frequency Advisory Committee
  • Joint Committee for Refugees for Vietnam
  • 291
  • Licensing Planning Committees
  • Local Authority Committee for District Police Training Centres
  • London Building Acts Tribunal of Appeal
  • Mobile Radio Committee
  • New Town Licences Premises Committees
  • Police Disciplinary (Senior Officers) Tribunal
  • Police National Computer Policy Committee
  • Police Advisory Committee on Sexual Offences
  • Queen's Police Gold Medal Essay Competition Committee
  • Race Relations Research Advisory Committee
  • Regional Probation Staff Development Consultative Committee
  • Standing Advisory Committee on Cinematograph (Safety)
  • Regulations
  • Standing Conference on Crime Prevention
  • Standing Committee on Probation Manpower Needs
  • Television Advisory Committee
  • Wireless Telegraph Appeals Tribunal
  • Working Party on Magistrates Courts

Mr. Sykes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many quangos his Department was responsible for(a) in 1979 (b) in the latest year for which a number is available.

Mr. Howard

The Home Office was responsible for 282 non-departmental public bodies in 1979, and for 280 on 1 April 1993, the latest year for which a published figure is available.

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