HC Deb 16 March 1998 vol 308 c491W
Mrs. Lait

To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many of the appointments to public bodies which she has made since 1 May 1997 have been from the Public Appointments Unit list. [33251]

Mrs. Beckett

My Department consults a wide range of sources in considering candidates for appointments to public bodies, including the PAU Database. Of the appointments made since 1 May 1997, 11 were identified from the PAU list.