HC Deb 28 July 2000 vol 354 cc1028-9W
Mr. Stunell

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list each group that is responsible to his Department, with significant and plural membership from outside the Civil Service, and to which the Nolan rules on non-departmental public bodies do not apply and for each such group, if it(a) is a company limited by guarantee, (b) is a charity, (c) has no formal legal basis, and (d) has some other legal basis giving details. [131237]

Miss Melanie Johnson

[holding answer 24 July 2000]: The bodies falling within the scope of the question are as follows. Although they are not formally within the remit of the Commissioner for Public Appointments, Treasury Minsters observe the spirit of the rules and Nolan principles in making appointments to them:

  1. (a) Companies limited by guarantee
    • Financial Services Authority.
  2. (b) Charities
    • None
  3. (c) No legal basis
    • None
  4. (d) Other legal basis
    1. (i) executive bodies
      • National Savings Agency Management Board
      • Public Works Loan Board
      • Building Societies Commission
      • Friendly Societies Commission
    2. (ii) advisory Bodies
      • Retail Price Index Advisory Committee
      • Office for National Statistics Management board
      • Financial Reporting Advisory Board
      • Treasury Academic Advisory Panel
      • Royal Mint Management Board
      • Standing Committee on Preparations for EMU
      • Business Advisory Group on EMU
      • Property Advisers to the Civil Estate (PACE) Ministerial Advisory Board
      • PACE Central Advice Unit
    3. (iii) Tribunals
      • Financial Services Tribunal
      • Inland Revenue Section 706 Tribunal
    4. (iv) Non ministerial Crown Office
      • Crown Estates Commission
    5. (v) Taskforces, reviews, working groups
      • Myners review of institutional investment
      • Review of central government audit steering group
      • Inland Revenue Finance Leasing Association Working Group
      • Review of Inland Revenue Officer's Powers
      • Inland Revenue Construction Industry Scheme User Panel
    6. (vi) Public limited company
      • Partnerships UK, incorporating the Treasury taskforce.