§ 60. Sir JOHN BRUNNER
asked the First Commissioner of Works whether, in view of the large amount of money which is annually expended on repairing the stone work of national buildings, he is carrying out any research work to find a suitable preservative material?
§ The FIRST COMMISSIONER of WORKS (Mr. Jowett)
The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research has appointed a Committee, with a research staff, to investigate the whole problem of stone decay and the possibility of its prevention.