§ 23. Mr. Foulkes
To ask the Secretary of State for Health for how many appointments to boards, trusts and other guangos he is responsible. 
§ Mr. Malone
The Cabinet Office publication "Public Bodies 1996" lists health bodies to which appointments are made by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health. Copies are available in the Library. In 539W addition, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State also makes 138 appointments to boards of hospital special trustees.