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Area Manpower Boards

Volume 75: debated on Tuesday 12 March 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) what is the constitutional position of area manpower boards; and to what extent their constitutions or guides to practice permit co-opted members to vote;(2) which area manpower boards have no members who are from ethnic minorities; and what is the proportion of ethnic minorities in the general population in the area they serve;(3) how many members of area manpower boards are

(a) black/other ethnic minority, (b) women and (c) young people under 25 years; and, in each case, how many are full members, co-opted members with voting rights, and co-opted members without voting rights; and what proportion these represent of total membership.