HC Deb 23 April 1996 vol 276 c143W
Dr. Wright

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many appointments to the public bodies listed in "Public Bodies" for his Department were made during 1994–95 from names supplied by the public appointments unit; and if he will list them. [25948]

Mr. Boswell

[holding answer 22 April 1996]: Our officials regularly consult the public appointments unit for names of suitable, qualified candidates for public appointments. Of the new appointments made by my right hon. Friend in 1994–95, 12 were made from names supplied by the public appointments unit, as follows:

  • Agricultural Wages Board: Professor T. Smith
  • Apple and Pear Research Council: Balram Gidoomal
  • Committee of Investigation for Great Britain: Mrs. Suzan Matthews QC
  • Covent Garden Market Authority: Gulam Noon
  • Home Crown Cereals Authority: Dr. Caroline Vaughan
  • Regional Flood Defence Committees
  • (Northumbria): John Hackney
  • (North West): Professor Margaret MacKeith
  • (Severn Trent): Mrs. Joan Davies
  • (Thames): Mrs. Pamela Castle
  • Regional Panels (Anglia): Mrs. Anne Chamberlain
  • Sea Fish Industry Authority: Barry Skipper
  • Sugar Beet Research and Education Committee: Mrs. Anne Chamberlain