HC Deb 24 November 1999 vol 339 c147W
Mr. Gibb

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department for what period his committee on appointments of General Commissioners of Taxation in the London area has been without a chairman. [98615]

Mr. Lock

There are 16 Advisory Committees on appointments of General Commissioners of Income Tax in the Greater London area. My noble and learned Friend the Lord Chancellor is currently considering the most appropriate structure for Advisory Committees in Greater London area, given that there are few appointments made every year. Three committees are currently without Chairmen. The Acton and Kensington Advisory Committee has been without a chairman since 1997; the Westminster and Southwark Committee since December 1998; and Inner Temple since February 1999.