148767 - Northern Ireland Office: Non-departmental Public Bodies (Answered)

Rachel Reeves
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many (a) women and (b) men his Department has appointed to each of her Department's non-Departmental Public Bodies in each of the last five years.

Mr Shailesh Vara

The Northern Ireland Office sponsors three non-Departmental Public Bodies; the Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland, the Parades Commission for Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.

There have been 16 new appointments to these bodies (8 women, 8 men) over the last five years as follows:

Public Body

2012-2013

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

Parades Commission for Northern Ireland

-

-

3

3

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

-

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

4

2