HC Deb 14 March 2002 vol 381 cc1242-3W
Fiona Mactaggart

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many appointments to public bodies have been made through her Department (a) from April 2000 to March 2001 and (b) since 31 March 2001; and how many of these were (i) men and (ii) women. [42155]

Ms Rosie Winterton

143 new non-judicial appointments were made to the Lord Chancellor's non-departmental public bodies from April 2000 to March 2001. Of these, 86 were men and 57 were women. Since 31 March 2001, 252 new appointments have been made: 151 men and 101 women.