HC Deb 10 April 2002 vol 383 c460W
Mr. Liddell-Grainger

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of appointees by the NHS Appointments Commission to NHS trusts, health authorities and PCTs in Somerset and Dorset since 1 April 2001 have declared political activity with the(a)Labour party, (b)Conservative party and (c)Liberal Democrats. [43852]

Ms Blears

The political activity declared by candidates appointed to national health service boards in Somerset and Dorset by the NHS Appointments Commission since the commission's establishment on 1 April 2001 has been as follows:

None declared 15
Conservative 1
Labour 3
Liberal Democrat 5
Total 24