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81. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the gender balances on each of the State boards under her remit. [40719/16]

Answer

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): The information requested by the Deputy in relation to these boards is set out in the following table. As the Deputy will be aware, the achievement of gender balance of 40% on State boards is a target in the Programme for a Partnership Government and will be pursued as part of the forthcoming National Women's Strategy.

Name of Board Number of Women on Board Number of Men on Board Percentage of Board made up of Women Percentage of Board made up of Men
Charities Regulatory Authority 7 8 47% 53%
Charity Appeals Tribunal 3 2 60% 40%
Classification of Films Appeal Board 5 4 56% 44%
Courts Service Board 3 15 17% 83%
Garda Síochána Arbitration Board 0 3 0% 100%
Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission 2 1 67% 33%
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission 8 7 53% 47%
Judicial Appointments Advisory Board 5 6 45% 55%
Legal Aid Board 6 6 50% 50%
Mental Health (Criminal Law) Review Board 2 2 50% 50%
National Disability Authority 6 6 50% 50%
Ordnance Survey Ireland 2 8 20% 80%
Parole Board 2 9 18% 82%
Policing Authority 5 3 63% 37%
Private Security Authority 6 5 55% 45%
Property Registration Authority 5 6 45% 55%
Property Services Appeal Board 0 1 0% 100%
Property Services Regulatory Authority 6 5 55% 45%
Valuation Tribunal 9 15 38% 62%

In addition the Private Security Appeal Board, the Censorship of Publications Board and the Censorship of Publications Appeal Board currently have no members appointed.