Dáil Éireann - Volume 570 - 03 July, 2003

Written Answers. - Ministerial Appointments.

  363. Mr. Naughten asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the names of persons with their correspondence address in County Roscommon who are currently on State boards under the aegis of her Department; the date of their appointment; the duration of their term; the role of each on the board; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19347/03]

  Minister for Social and Family Affairs (Mary Coughlan): The five statutory agencies operating under the aegis of my Department are the Pensions Board, the Combat Poverty Agency, Comhairle, the Social Welfare Tribunal and the Family Support Agency.

  Appointments to State boards are made on basis of qualifications and suitability of the individuals concerned. There are no members currently serving with a correspondence address in County Roscommon.