HC Deb 29 November 2001 vol 375 c1140W
Mr. Andrew Turner

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will list those local bodies which were set up under legislation which is the responsibility of his Department and its predecessors since May 1997. [17709]

Mr. Nicholas Brown

The Advisory Committee for Disabled People in Employment and Training (ACDET), the Disability Rights Commission (DRC), Race Education and Employment Forum (REEF) and the Appeals Service (TAS) are those bodies set up since May 1997 and are the responsibility of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State. ACDET was set up in June 1998, REEF on 16 November 1999, and DRC and TAS in April 2000.