§ Angela Smith
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, pursuant to his answers of 12 April 2000,Official Report, columns 222–23W and 5 June 2000, Official Report, columns 149–51W, on judges, when he will make a further announcement on part-time judicial appointments to tribunals. 
§ Jane Kennedy
Following the earlier announcements about new arrangements for a number of part-time judicial appointments, similar arrangements have now been put in place for an additional range of part-time tribunal appointments for which the Lord Chancellor is jointly or solely responsible and for appointments made by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry to Employment Tribunals.
These changes will come into effect immediately.
The Lord Chancellor is placing in the Libraries of both Houses joint statements signed by himself and/or the Secretary of State and by the Lord Chief Justice covering the following fixed-term appointments to Tribunals:
Lord ChancellorPart-time Chairmen of Employment TribunalsPart-time Chairmen and Deputy Chairmen of the Copyright TribunalThe "appointed person" to hear appeals under the Trade Marks Act 1994Reinstatement Committees and UmpiresPart-time members of the Restrictive Practices CourtChairmen and ordinary members of the Reserved Forces Appeal TribunalsPart-time Chairmen of the Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal
Lord Chancellor and the Secretary of State for Trade and IndustryPart-time lay members of the Employment Appeal Tribunal
Secretary of State for Trade and IndustryPart-time members of the Employment Tribunals.