§ 42. Mr. Holland
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list those bodies, other than committees, to which he appoints members other than civil servants; and what is the number of members serving on each body.
§ Mr. Merlyn Rees
In addition to the appointments to the bodies listed below, appointments are made to other bodies by Departments in Northern Ireland under the provisions of paragraph 2(1)(b) of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act 1974. These are also listed below. Northern Ireland Departments make these appointments under my direction and control in accordance with paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act 1974. In all cases Ministers are consulted.
I appoint the following numbers of members to the bodies indicated:
The Police Authority for Northern Ireland 17 Rathgael and Whiteabbey Training Schools Management Board 12 Board of Visitors: HM Prison, Belfast 21 HM Prison, Armagh 13 HM Prison, Maze 18 HM Prison, Magilligan 20 Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland 2 Criminal Legal Aid Taxation Panel 8 Economic Council 30 Planning Appeals Commission 10 Tribunal constituted under Part 2, Sch. II to the Health and Personal Social Services (NI) Order 1972 to inquire into the disqualification of persons providing general practitioner services 1 Armagh Observatory—Board of Governors 1 White Fish Authority 1 National Seed Development Organisation 1 General Council for Agricultural and Horticultural Co-operation 2 Home Grown Cereals Authority 1 United Kingdom Eggs Authority 1 British Wool Marketing Board 1 Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine 1 Council for Education and Training of Health Visitors 1
A number of the appointments listed are made jointly with the Secretaries of 309W State or Ministers in charge of other Government Departments.
NORTHERN IRELAND PUBLIC BODIES TO WHICH APPOINTMENTS ARE MADE BY HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS (PERMANENT SECRETARIES) * Includes in some cases elected members Total No. *of Serving Members Finance Building Regulations Committee 11 Charities Advisory Committee 5 Construction Industry Advisory Council 24 Ulster Savings Committee 38 Statute Law Committee 18 Vaughans Charity 5 Public Service Training Committee 21 Health and SS Health and SS Board—Eastern 34 Northern 30 Southern 24 Western 25 Supplementary Benefits Commission 4 Mental Health Review Tribunal 6 NI Central Services Agency for H and SS 11 NI Council for Nurses and Midwives 17 NI Staffs Council for Health and SS 24 NI Poisons Board 13 Attendance Allowance Board 10 Distinctive Awards Committee 8 N. Ireland Health and SS Council 22 Local National Insurance Appeals Tribunals 784 Post Graduate Medical Education Committee 27 Supplementary Benefits Appeals Tribunals 784 Advisory Committee to the UK Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work 17 Advisory Committee to the UK Central Council for the Education and Training of Health Visitors 15 Central Advisory Committees for Nursery and Midwifery 18 Medical 17 Dental 12 Pharmaceutical 13 University Medical and Dental 16 Education Education and Libraries Boards Belfast 33 South Eastern 31 Southern 31 Western 30 North Eastern 35 Board of Governors of Arts Council of NI 19 GCE Board 28 CSE Board 35 NI Schools Examination Council 28 The Staff Commission for Education Libraries Boards 13 Ulster Museum 14 Ulster Folk and Transport Museum 14 Ulster College 24 Youth Committee for N Ireland 15 NI Sports Council 25
Boards of Governors— Stranmillis College of Education 18 St. Mary's College of Education 17 St. Joseph's College of Education 16 Negotiating Committee on Teachers Salaries and conditions 15 Agriculture Drainage Council 18 Foyle Fisheries Commission 4 Agriculture Wages Board 15 Agricultural Trust 9 Advisory Committee for Agricultural Training 8 Fishery Harbour Authority 6 Fisheries Conservancy Board 13 Livestock Marketing Commission 7 Agricultural Research Institute Trustees 9 Agriculture Cattle Improvement Committee 9 General Agricultural Advisory Committee 18 Joint Advisory Committee on Seed Potato Marketing 8 Milk Marketing Board 13 Pigs Marketing Board 11 Pigs Production Development Committee 8 Pigs Marketing (Investment) Board 4 Seed Potato Marketing Board 9 NI Water Council—(Note these appointments are made jointly with Department of Environment) 25 Commerce Local Enterprise Development Unit 7 Local Enterprise Development Unit Area Panels 17 NI Electricity Service Board 9 Board of Directors: Ben Sherman (1975) Ltd. 4 Harland & Wolff 5 NI Electricity Consumers' Council 25 NI Finance Corporation 8 NI Tourist Board 9 Warrenpoint Harbour Authority 8 Hotels Grants Advisory Committee 7 Industries Development Advisory Committee 9 NI Trade Statistics Consultative Committee 9 Central Consumer Group 15 Panel for Science & Technology 9 Environment NI Transport Holding Company 7 Northern Ireland Railways 5 Citybus 4 Ulsterbus 4 NI Carriers 5 NI Airports Authority 6 Historic Buildings Council 15 Historic Monuments Council 16 NI Fire Authority 17 NI Transport-Users Committee 9 NI Water Service Training Committee 8 Housing and Planning NI Housing Executive 9 Ulster Countryside Committee 11 Nature Reserves Committee 12
NI Local Government Officers Superannuation Committee 17 Lagan Valley Country Park Committee 15 Wild Birds Advisory Committee 11 NI Local Government Staff Commission 12 Manpower Services Enterprise Ulster 12 NI Industrial Court 12 NI Industrial Tribunals 55 NI Industrial Training Executive 28 NI Industrial Training Council 17 Training Board for Clothing and Footwear Industry 16 Training Boards for Textile Industry 18 Training Boards for Food and Drink Industry 22 Training Boards for Man-made Fibres Industry 7 Training Boards for Road Transport Industry 14 Training Boards for Catering Industry 16 Training Boards for Distributive Trade Industry 21 Training Boards for Construction Industry 14 Training Boards for Engineering Industry 13 Wages Councils 252 Compensation Appeals Tribunal 5 Compensation Tribunal (Loss of Employment through civil unrest) 5 District Disablement Advisory Committees (9) 132 Ulster Sheltered Employment Ltd. 7 Youth Careers Guidance Committee 24 Employment Service Management Committee 15 Manpower Committee 12