§ Helen Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many people from Warrington, North she has appointed to non-departmental public bodies since 1997. 
§ Tessa Jowell
[holding answer 5 March 2002): Since 1997 my predecessor, my right hon. Friend the Member for Islington, South and Finsbury (Mr. Smith) and I have made around 280 public appointments to non-departmental public bodies. Our records indicate that, while two of these live in Warrington, none live in the Warrington, North constituency.