16. Lieut.-Colonel MALONE
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether the Welfare Committee when constituted will be set up in the Admiralty or outside; and whether it will be responsible to any particular member of the Board or whether it is intended to create a new Department for this purpose?
§ The FIRST LORD of the ADMIRALTY (Mr. Long)
The Committee will sit at the Admiralty. It will make its report to the Board of Admiralty and not to any particular member of the Board. No new Department of the Admiralty will be instituted.
17 Lieut.-Colonel MALONE
asked whether the agenda for the Welfare Committee will be prepared by the Admiralty or left to the Committee?
18. Lieut.-Colonel MALONE
asked whether, in view of the provisions of the King's Regulations, it is proposed to draft legislation on the lines of the Police Bill in order to define the work and the constitution of the proposed Welfare Committee?
19. Lieut.-Colonel MALONE
asked whether the chairman or president of the Welfare Committee which it is proposed to set up under Admiralty Weekly Order 737 will be appointed by the Admiralty or whether the election of the chairman will be left to the Committee?