§ Mr. Sharples
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give a list of the boards and committees to which he appoints members other than civil servants; and if he will state the number of members serving on each such board or committee.
§ Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody
The following is the list:
Name of Committee or Board Number of Members Accountancy Advisory Committee 5 Census of Production Advisory Committee 15 Census of Distribution Advisory Committee 18 Committee on Consumer Credit 9 Committee of Inquiry on Small Firms 4 Athlone Fellowship Management Committee 13 Committee to Examine British Patent System and Patent Law 22 Standing Advisory Committee on Patents English Tourist Board 7 Area Committees of the British National Export Council 248 Scottish Committee of the Council of Industrial Design 18 Steering Committee on the Safety of Merchant Seamen 21 Lifesaving Committee 23 Lifejacket Committee 20 Regional Advisory Committees for Civil Aviation (6) 77 Standing Joint Committee on Private and Club Flying and Gliding 17 Air Traffic Control Board 7 Air Registration Board 18 Air Transport Licensing Board 9
Note: The list excludes a number of bodies, such as statutory corporations, not described as boards or committees, to which the President makes appointments. The numbers of members exclude serving civil servants, but include some members not appointed by the President.