§ Llew Smith
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many non-United Kingdom resident UK citizens sit on non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs); and1570W what costs will be incurred in 2003–04 by the payments of international travel costs to enable their participation in NDPB meetings. 
§ Mr. Alexander
This information is not held centrally. Individual Departments are responsible for making appointments to their own public bodies and for paying the travel costs incurred by appointees.