HL Deb 16 December 1996 vol 576 c105WA
Baroness Macleod of Borve

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When will they announce changes in membership of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Cumberlege)

Further to the announcement on 7th November at columnsWA 76-78, when we said that a further announcement would be made of one additional appointment to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, we are pleased to announce that the following has been appointed as a member:

Dr. Joan Kathleen Stringer, Principal of Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh,and Member of the Scottish Standing Committee of the National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education.

This appointment, in common with those announced previously, was made in accordance with guidance issued by the Commissioner for Public Appointments following the First Report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life (The Nolan Report Cm 2850-1, May 1995).