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Public Bodies

House of Lords written question – answered on 24th July 2013.

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Photo of Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government to which public bodies the Department for Work and Pensions has appointed a chairperson since May 2010; and who was appointed in each case.

Photo of Lord Freud Lord Freud The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

DWP has appointed chairs to the public bodies listed below since May 2010:

Equality 2025 - Rachel Perkins BSc, MPhil, PhD, OBENational Employment Savings Trust Corporation – Lawrence Churchill CBEPension Protection Fund - Lady Judge CBE Social Security Advisory Committee – Deep Sagar (resigned)Social Security Advisory Committee - Paul Gray CBThe Pensions Regulator - Michael O'Higgins

In addition, since May 2010, the following chair reappointments have been made:

Health and Safety Executive - Judith Hackitt CBEIndustrial Injuries Advisory Council - Professor Keith PalmerIndependent Living Fund - Stephen JackRemploy Ltd - Ian Russell CBE The Pensions Advisory Service - Partha Dasgupta

Tony King was reappointed as Pensions Ombudsman and Pension Protection Fund Ombudsman.

This response does not include any appointments relating to the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission (CMEC) or Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board (DLAAB). CMEC functions moved to DWP on 1 August 2012 and DLAAB was abolished on 7 February 2013.

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