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What must a UK shipmaster ensure with respect to the distribution of certain persons in survival craft?

That the distribution of crew members with special responsibilities is equitable among the survival craft.ย 

These personnel are: crew members to assist passengers in emergency situations; crew members to man survival craft and handle launching appliances; a deck officer or certificated person in charge of each survival craft; a deck officer or certificated person as second-in-command of a lifeboat; and a person practised in the handling and operation of liferafts in charge of each liferaft.

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What are the UK statutory requirements relating to emergency instructions for crew members?

What are the UK statutory requirements relating to designated personnel in lifeboats and liferafts?