HC Deb 18 June 1980 vol 986 cc585-6W
Mr. Philip Holland

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the cost to his Department of providing secretariat and executive support services for each non-departmental public body to which he appoints members other than civil servants.

Mr. Speed

Following decisions announced in the "Report on Non-Departmental Public Bodies" (Cmnd. 7797), the cost of secretariat and executive support services for those bodies sponsored by my right hon. Friend, based on 1979–80 cost data, is given below. Where no figure appears the costs are negligible.

Cost of secretariat and executive support £
International Military Services Ltd 18,000
National Army Museum 1,000
Royal Air Force Museum 24,000
Services Kinema Corporation
Advisory Committee on Conscientious objectors
Advisory Council for the Ulster Defence Regiment
Advisory Panel on Departmental Records 1,000
Anglo-American or Scottish-American Community Relations Committees
Dartmoor Steering Group 2,000
Defence Industries Quality Assurance Panel Sub-Committee 7,000
Defence Scientific Advisory Committee and Sub-Committees 79,000
Independent Boards of Visitors for the Military Corrective Training Centre and the Royal Naval Detention Quarters
Meteorological Committee 13,000
Nuclear Powered Warships Safety Committee 9,000
Nuclear Weapons Safety Committee 9,000
Royal College of Defence Studies Advisory Board
Royal Military College of Science Advisory Council 2,000
United Kingdom Polar Medal Assessment Committee 1,000