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Commission For Racial Equality

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish in the Official Report the addresses and telephone numbers of all the offices of the Commission for Racial Equality in Wales.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the members of the Commission for Racial Equality, together with the date of their appointments and the duration of their period of office, indicating which were appointed as having a particular knowledge of circumstances in Wales.

The present membership of the Commission for Racial Equality is as follows:

Date of original appointmentDate of expiry of appointment
Mr. Peter Newsam (Chairman)1 September 198231 August 1987
Mr. Clifton Robinson, CBE JP (Deputy Chairman)28 April 197731 October 1985
Mr. Lincoln Crawford1 May 198430 April 1986
Mrs. Shreela Flather JP29 April 198030 April 86
Mr. Alan Gayton JP1 May 198230 April 1986
Mr. Kenneth Gill16 February 198130 April 1987
Date of original appointmentDate of expiry of appointment
Dr. Farrukh Hashmi, OBE, MP BS, DPM, FRC, Psych29 April 198030 April 1986
Miss Ethel Houston, OBE, LLB, MA1 May 198430 April 1986
Mr. E. Gilmour Jones1 May 198230 April 1986
Mrs. Lily Khan1 May 198430 April 1986
Mr. William Morris28 April 197730 April 1987
Professor Bhiku Parekh1 May 198430 April 1986
Mr. Gurcharan Singh Sarang1 May 198430 April 1986
Mr. Gerald Tyler1 May 198230 April 1986
Mr. Keith Whitesides, JP, M Phil, LLB1 June 198431 May 1986
Commissioners are chosen for their personal qualities and for their general knowledge and experience of the areas covered by race relations legislation. Mrs. Flather is the commissioner with special responsibility for the commission's affairs in Wales.