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Public Appointments

Volume 888: debated on Monday 17 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he keeps a list of possible nominees for public bodies and committees to which he is entitled to nominate; how many names are now before him; and how many of them are women.

In making public appointments it is necessary to secure people best fitted for the jobs in question, and one aid to this is to take note of people with appropriate qualifications and experience and it is always useful to hear of individual names. These records are being constantly updated and there is no limited list.