asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will tabulate in the Official Report the names of the persons appointed to the board of the Port of London Authority in accordance with part I of schedule 2 to the Port of London Act 1968 under the respective paragraphs 3(a) to (j) and 4(a), together with their respective dates of appointment, re-appointment, or relinquishment of membership, showing for each sub-paragraph the names of the bodies with which he consulted prior to each appointment.
The information requested is as follows.As required by paragraph 3 of part I of schedule 2 to the Port of London Act 1968, as amended by the Port of London Authority (Constitution) Revision Order 1975—SI 1975 No. 1890—the Secretary of State consulted the authority's chairman on all these appointments.
Little information is available at present, but independent studies suggest that there is a correlation between a high level of dependency in the elderly person and abuse by the supporter. Further information may come from DHSS sponsored research being carried out by the National Institute for Social Work.