HC Deb 11 January 1993 vol 216 cc620-1W
Mr. Ron Davies

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list the present members of the Agricultural Training Board, their dates of appointment and length of appointment, relevant qualifications, any organisations they represent and the payments they receive from public funds in respect of these duties.

Mr. Curry

The national board of the Agricultural Training Board comprises a chairman, deputy chairman and nine members, one each representing employers and employees, three educational members and four members appointed under the Employment Act 1988. The details are as follows:

Name Position Date of appointment Length of appointment Qualifications and organizations represented Payment from public funds
Nicholas Mallett Employer Member 1 April 1992 3 years Farmer. NFU representa-tive on several education and training committees. NFU nominee. Travelling and subsistence.
Ivan Monkton Employee Member 1 April 1992 3 years Represents Agriculture Agriculture Trade Group on TGWU General Executive Council. TGWU nominee. Travelling and subsistence.
Michael Pollard English Education Representative 1 April 1992 3 years Principal of Askham Bryan College of Agriculture and Horticulture. Travelling and subsistence.
Philip Thomas Scottish Education Representative 1 April 1992 3 years Principal and Chief Executive of the Scottish Agricultural Colleges. Travelling and subsistence.