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Public Appointments

Volume 451: debated on Monday 30 October 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster which public appointments have been made of former Ministers who served in the Government since 1997. (97497)

This information is not held centrally. Individual Departments are responsible for making appointments to their own public bodies. Information on the public appointments held by former Ministers who served in the Government since May 1997 for Cabinet Office bodies is shown in the following table. The three main political parties may nominate one person to serve on two of the bodies listed: the Committee on Standards in Public Life and the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments.

Body

Former Minister

Dates

Committee on Standards in Public Life

right hon. Chris Smith MP

15 October 2001 to 31 October 2004

right hon. Baroness Jay of Paddington

1 November 2004 to 30 November 2005

right hon. Alun Michael JP MP

1 October 2006 to 30 September 2009

Advisory Committee on Business Appointments

right hon. Lord Morris of Aberavon KG QC

1 January 2002 to pending outcome of review of body

Capacitybuilders

Chris Pond

21 November 2005 to 1 April 2008