§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will list the European Commission officials who were given World Cup tickets at the time of864W
§ Mr. Chris Smith
[holding answer 25 October 1999]: The information is listed. For reasons of proportionality, it is my Department's policy only to consider advertising for posts which are of widespread public interest and/or with annual remuneration of above £10,000. The majority of appointments to my Department's public bodies do not fall within this definition.
that event; if these officials were involved in assessing the fine on the football authorities imposed by the Commission; and if he will make a statement.