§ MR. W. H. SMITH
asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether he will state what will be the constitution of the New Ordnance Committee, and what duties will be assigned to it?
§ MR. CHILDERS
If my right hon. Friend will move for the Instructions to the New Ordnance Committee, I shall have no objection to presenting them. The Committee will be constituted as follows:—President, General Sir Collingwood Dickson, R.A.; Vice President, Rear Admiral Howard; Members, Captain Singer, R.N.; Colonel Smyth, R.A.; Captain Bridge, R.N.; Colonel Nugent, R.E.; Colonel M'Farlane, R.A. (ex-officio as Ordnance Consulting Officer for India); Major Noble, R.A.; Mr. Bramwell, C.E.; and Mr. Barlow, C.E.; Major Ellis, R.A., Secretary, and Cap- 739 tain Bainbridge, R.A., Assistant Secretary. The Committee's duties will begin on the 1st of April.