HC Deb 11 June 2002 vol 386 c1171W
Mr. Paul Marsden

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what rules apply to

Non-departmental public body Present status Information available
British Council Code of best practice for board members adopted on 1 November 1994 Available on request from the secretariat of the British Council
Wilton Park Academic Council Draft code of practice to be adopted on 13 June 2002. WPAC also hold 'conflict of interests' register Once approved, will be on WPAC website www.wiltonpark.org.uk/
British Association for Central and Eastern Europe Does not have a register of interest, though compliant with Companies Act requirement for board members to declare any other company directorships
Great Britain China Centre Has a register of executive committee members' interests relevant to its activities May be obtained by contacting GBCC in writing. Details also given on website (www.gbcc.org.uk)
Britain Russia Centre No code of practice in respect of its disclosure of interest currently in place Board members sign an annual declaration provided by the auditors that they have had no personal gain or financial interest from/in BRC activities. Website: www.briteastwest.org.uk/
Diplomatic Service Appeals Board Code of practice currently being drafted. Register of interests covered in application forms Information can be obtained from Secretary, DSAB, FCO, London SW1A 2PA
Westminster Foundation for Democracy Code of practice under review. Do hold a register of interests. WFD also has code of conduct for board members which includes the obligation to declare any material interests Held by company secretary. Website www.wfd.org/
Government Hospitality Advisory Committee for the Purchase of Wine Code of practice adopted Published in annual report. Information can be obtained from the Head of Government Hospitality, Lancaster House, St. James's, London SW1
Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission Code of practice adopted by commission on 25 April 1997 Documents available from commission secretariat at Association of Commonwealth Universities (not on website but details in ACU annual report)