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Ministerial Appointments

Volume 940: debated on Monday 28 November 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will publish a list of all bodies to which he appoints members other than civil servants, distinguishing between full-time and part-time, salaried, fee paid and unpaid appointments, indicating for each category of appointment the number of such appointees.

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 22nd November 1977; Vol. 939, c. 697–8], gave the following information:

Full-time*

Part-time

Salaried

Fee Paid

Unpaid

London Electricity Consultative Council25124
Merseyside and North Wales Electricity Consultative Council27126
Midlands Electricity Consultative Council27126
North Eastern Electricity Consultative Council27126
North Western Electricity Consultative Council20119
South Eastern Electricity Consultative Council27126
Southern Electricity Consultative Council23122
South Wales Electricity Consultative Council23122
South Western Electricity Consultative Council23122
Yorkshire Electricity Consultative Council24123
National Gas Consumers' Council23‡122‡
Eastern Gas Consumers' Council26125
East Midlands Gas Consumers' Council30129
North Eastern Gas Consumers' Council28127
Northern Gas Consumers' Council27126
North Thames Gas Consumers' Council25124
North Western Gas Consumers' Council30129
Scottish Gas Consumers' Council23122
South Eastern Gas Consumers' Council29128
Southern Gas Consumers' Council20119
South Western Gas Consumers' Council23122
Wales Gas Consumers' Council22121
West Midlands Gas Consumers' Council28127
Post Office Users' National Council30§129§
Post Office Users' Council for Northern Ireland21121
Post Office Users' Council for Scotland2323
Post Office Users' Council for Wales2323
Transport Users' Consultative Committees:-
Central Transport Consultative Committee14‡113†
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for East Anglia22121
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for East Midlands Area17116
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for London17116
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for North Eastern Area21120
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for North Western Area20119
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for Scotland21120
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for South Eastern Area16115
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for South Western Area14113
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for Wales19118
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for West Midlands Area20119
Transport Users' Consultative Committee for Yorkshire13112

* All full-time Board members are salaried.

†Includes the Chairmen of the Scottish and Welsh Consumer Councils.
‡ Includes the Regional Chairmen who serve as members ex-officio.
§ Includes the Country Chairmen who serve as members ex-officio.
║ Appointments made jointly with the Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.