§ Mr. Sweeney
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales will the Secretary of State provide details of what performance targets for 1995–96 he has proposed for the Welsh Development Agency, the Development Board for 497W Rural Wales, the Wales tourist board and the Cardiff Bay development corporation.
§ Mr. Redwood
The targets I am proposing to the chairman of the bodies concerned are:
1995–96 target Welsh Development Agency Job creation Number safeguarded or created 13,000 Minimum percentage outside M4 and A55 catchment areas 20 Inward Investment New jobs 10,000 Investment (£ million) 500 Industrial and commercial floor space (direct build and joint ventures) Square metres 100,000 Property Disposal (£ million) 90 Vacant space (000 Sq metres) 116 Investment In conjunction with capital programme (£ million) 650 Derelict land Reclamation hectares 850 Efficiency Management funning costs (£ million) 13.2 Reduction in consultancy (costs £000) 700 DEVELOPMENT BOARD FOR RURAL WALES Job creation Number safeguarded or created 1,500 Property Disposal (£ million) 6.0 Void rate (percentage) 10.0 Investment in conjunction with capital programme £ million 30 Management Running costs £ million 3.689 Reduction in consultancy costs (£000) 170 CARDIFF BAY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION CBDC'S PROGRAMME BARRAGE Expenditure in year (£ million) 42.0 Percentage completed 54 Land reclamation Hectares 24 Land disposal Hectares 30 Receipts (£ million) 10.3 Roads Constructed (kilometres) 3.5 Running costs (£ million) 4.1 PRIVATE SECTOR ACTIVITY DEVELOPMENT Private Sector Investment (£ million) 120 Industrial/Commercial floor space (sq metres) 69,500 Residential (units) 560 Jobs 3,000
1995–96 target WALES TOURIST BOARD Capital development Private sector investment (£ million) 18.0 Leverage Private: Public 6.1 Direct marketing: cost per response 75p Wales share of GB market, (percentage) 9.5 Average occupancy rates, (per cent.): Hotel and Guest Houses 40 Caravan Sector 62 Self Catering 72 Running costs (£ million) 4.15
§ Mr. Morgan
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, pursuant to the answer of the Chancellor of the Exchequer of 22 February,Official Report, column 195, what information he has on the numbers of non-executive members of the boards of non-departmental public bodies sponsored by him who are paid other than on a schedule E basis, and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Redwood
This information is not held centrally. However, non-departmental public bodies sponsored by my Department were instructed in May 1994 that hoard members' remuneration should he subject to national insurance and tax in the usual way.