§ 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