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Ministerial Appointments

Volume 932: debated on Thursday 19 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will list all the public appointments for which he is responsible, the names of the present holders of these appointments and their salaries and allowances.

The public appointments which I make are listed below together with the total salaries, fees and expenses paid for the financial year 1976–77. To

BodiesNumber of AppointmentsCost (1976–7)
Police Authority for Northern Ireland19£9,102
Rathgael and Whiteabbey Training School Management Board.12
Board of Visitors, HM Prison, Belfast21£6,138 including expenses of I Visiting Committees.
Board of Visitors, HM Prison, Armagh13
Board of Visitors, HM Prison, Maze24
Board of Visitors, HM Prison, Magilligan21
Criminal Legal Aid Taxation Panel8 (of 16)£735
Standing Advisory Commission on Human Rights9£19,000
Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland2£68
Planning Appeals Commission11£71,000
Water Appeals Commissioners2
Economic Council30£300
Tribunal constituted under Part 2, Schedule II to the Health and Personal Social Services (NT) Order 1972 to inquire into the disqualification of persons providing general practitioner services.1(of 3)
CommitteesNumber of AppointmentsCost (1976–77)
Magistrates Courts Rules Committee10£31
County Courts Rules Committee10£47
Legal Aid Committee1 (of 12)
Legal Aid Advisory Committee8£104
Visiting Committees—
Millisle (Woburn) Borstal15Included under Boards of Visitors.
Maze Borstal(8)
Magilligan Borstal(10)
(The eight members of the Maze Visiting Committee and the ten members of the Magilligan Committee have dual membership with the Board of Visitors at those prisons).
Chief Electoral Officer1£9,006
Deputy Resident Magistrates4£24,275
Deputy Coroners (including 1 ad hoc appointment)14£1,941
White Fish Authority1
National Seed Development Organisation1
General Council for Agricultural and Horticultural Co-operation.2
Home grown Cereals Authority1
UK Eggs Authority1
British Wool Marketing Board1
Council for Professions supplementary to medicine1
Council for Education and Training of Health Visitors.1
A number of the appointments listed are made jointly with the Secretaries of State or Ministers in charge of other Government Departments. In such cases, the costs are not separately identifiable.