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Further And Higher Education

Volume 202: debated on Tuesday 21 January 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, pursuant to his parliamentary answer to the hon. Member for Cardiff, North, 15 January, Official Report, column 587–88, what will be the remuneration of the chairman of the Further Education Funding Council for Wales, the chairman of the Higher Education Council for Wales and the chief executive of the two councils; and if he will state their expected hours of work, terms of secondment and length of term of appointment.

The Chairman of the Further Education Funding Council for Wales will be paid £18,500 on the basis of two days commitment a week. The chairman of the Higher Education Funding Council will be paid £10,000 on the basis of one day a week. The chief executive will be paid £50,000 per annum. The appointments will not be made until the Further and Higher Education Bill receives Royal Assent. The chairman will be appointed for a three-year term and the chief executive for five years. The individuals will be engaged as chairmen and chief executive-designate from dates still to be determined.