§ Mr. Tony Banks
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will provide a breakdown of the number of staff in his Department who are female, by grade, expressing each as a percentage of the total staff complement in that grade.
§ Mr. Ridley
Information for all grades could be given only at disproportionate expense. The information which is readily available relates to staff in post in the main groups of grades at 31 December 1986 and is as follows:
§ Mr. John Patten
My right hon. Friend intends to appoint the following to the board of the Tyne and Wear development corporation : Mr. Paul Nicholson (Chairman), Mr. John Ward (Deputy Chairman), Mr. Graeme Anderson, Mr. John Barnsley, Councillor John Donnelly, Mr. John Hall, Dr. Ralph Iley, Mr. Joe Mills, 647W Councillor Bert Moore and Councillor Septimus Robinson. The chairman will be appointed for three years, the other members for two years.
For salary details I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Houghton and Washington (Mr. Boyes) on 30 January 1987 at columns 460–61.