HC Deb 15 November 2000 vol 356 cc668-9W
Mr. Alasdair Morgan

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the non-departmental public bodies responsible to him which have duties relating to Scotland, indicating their budget and staffing in Scotland, the number of Scottish board members and their emoluments. [137688]

Ms Stuart

The following non-departmental public bodies, sponsored by the Department, have a remit which covers Great Britain or the United Kingdom.

  • Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee
  • Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens
  • British Pharmacopoeia Commission
  • Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work
  • Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment
  • Gene Therapy Advisory Committee
  • Genetics and Insurance Committee
  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
  • Human Genetics Commission
  • Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation
  • National Biological Standards Board (UK)
  • National Radiological Protection Board
  • Scientific Committee on Tobacco and Health
  • The Medical Workforce Standing Advisory Committee
  • UK Advisory Panel of Health Care Workers Infected with Bloodborne Viruses
  • UK Tissue Banking Group
  • United Kingdom Xenotransplantation Interim Regulatory Authority.

The remaining information is not held centrally in the form requested but general information on expenditure, staffing, board members and levels of remuneration is published annually in the Cabinet Office publication, "Public Bodies". Copies of "Public Bodies 1999" have been placed in the Libraries of the House. "Public Bodies 2000" is due to be published next month. Information on board membership and remuneration can also be downloaded from the Cabinet Office Public Appointments Directory website (www.cabinet-office.gov.uk).

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