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Public Appointments: Former Members

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 29 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the former hon. Members who left Parliament in 2005 who have since been appointed to public bodies by his Department, broken down by party; and who was responsible for making each appointment. (130149)

Information about the political activity of appointees is recorded and publicised in accordance with the independent Commissioner for Public Appointments' Code of Practice. This shows that the following hon. Member who left Parliament in 2005 has since been appointed to two public bodies. The information requested is shown in the following table.

Name

Party

Appointing Authority

Mr. Roy Beggs Senior

Ulster Unionist Party

Re-appointed on 1 July 2005 to the North Eastern Education and Library Board by the Department of Education (DE) with the approval of the appropriate Minister

Mr. Roy Beggs Senior

Ulster Unionist Party

Appointed on 20 January 2006 to the Drainage Council for Northern Ireland by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) with the approval of the appropriate Minister