Written Answers. - Ministerial Appointments.

Ruairí Quinn

Question:

15 Mr. Quinn asked the Taoiseach the appointments made by him to boards, agencies or committees operating under the aegis of his Department from 17 April 2002 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13128/02]

The bodies under the aegis of my Department are The National Statistics Board; The National Economic and Social Council (NESC); The National Economic and Social Forum (NESF) The Information Society Commission; The National Centre for Partnership and Performance (NCPP) and The Law Reform Commission.

In addition the National Economic and Social Development Office (NESDO) Bill provides for the establishment of the National Economic and Social Development Office, amalgamating NESC, NESF and NCPP.

There have been no appointments made to these bodies by me since 17 April 2002.

Regarding committees, the new chairman of the Financial Services Industry Association, Mr. William Slattery, has joined the IFSC Clearing House Group.

Question No. 16 resubmitted.