§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many nominated bodies in Wales present to him an annual report on their activities and on their use of funds; and if he will list them, and indicate for each, its approximate level of annual expenditure.
§ Mr. Barry Jones
, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 9 February 1979; Vol. 962, c. 320], gave the following information:
The following bodies, established by statute, Royal Charter or Royal Warrant, are required to make an annual report to my right hon. and learned Friend. Unless otherwise stated, expenditure figures are based on the latest available estimates for 1978–79.
£ Agriculture Training Board 4,384,938* Ancient Monuments Board for Wales 940 Central Council for Agricultural and Horticultural Co-operation 879,983* Community Health Councils in Wales (22) 250,000 Countryside Commission 6,548,000 Cwmbran Development Corporation 5,000,000 Development Board for Rural Wales 5,292,000 Eggs Authority 2,244,741* Forestry Commission 72,100,000 Historic Buildings Council: Wales 2,500 Home Grown Cereals Authority 523,987† Housing Corporation 25,000,000‡ Land Authority for Wales 4,700,000 Meat and Livestock Commission 12,560,000* National Water Council 4,500,000 Severn-Trent Water Authority 278,000,000 Sports Council for Wales 2,349,397 Wales Tourist Board 3,445,000 Welsh Development Agency 45,523,000 Welsh Water Authority 138,800,000 * Expenditure for 1977/78 † Expenditure for year ended 31 July 1978 ‡ Welsh element