HL Deb 28 January 1999 vol 596 c161WA
Lord Burlison

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they intend to make further appointments to the Police Complaints Authority. [HL794]

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

We have recently appointed Mrs. Molly Meacher to the position of deputy chairman of the authority, following the retirement of Mr. John Cartwright.

Mrs. Meacher has served as a member of the authority since 1994, and her previous posts include that of Adviser to the Chairman of the Russian Federal Employment Service; Mental Health Act Commissioner; Health Trust non-executive director; and Director of Action Trust (now the Employment Policy Institute). Her appointment is for three years with effect from 1 February 1999.