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Public Appointments

Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 20 February 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster which public appointments for which his Department is responsible Sir Alistair Graham has held; and what total annual salary he has received in respect of such appointments in each of the last five financial years. (184563)

Sir Alistair was a member of the Committee on Standards in Public Life; a public body sponsored by the Cabinet Office, between 1 October 2003 and 25 April 2004, and was appointed Chairman with effect from 26 April 2004. As a member, Sir Alistair's time commitment was on average two days per month for which he received £180 per day. As chairman, Sir Alistair's time commitment was on average two days per week. From 26 April 2004 to 5 May 2005 he received £380 per day and from 6 May 2005 to 25 April 2007 he received £440 per day.

His fees were as follows.


Daily rate (£)

December 2003 to March 2004



April 2004 to March 2005



April 2005 to March 2006



April 2006 to March 2007



1 Until 1 June 2004 then £440.

Sir Alistair did not claim any fee for April 2007

There are no records of Sir Alistair having served on any other Cabinet Office public bodies in the last five years.