39. Mr. SANDEMAN ALLEN
asked the Attorney-General how often the Crown Proceedings Committee has met; when it held its last meeting; and when the Report, which the late Attorney-General stated on the 31st July last was expected at no distant date, will be issued?
§ The ATTORNEY - GENERAL (Sir Douglas Hogg)
The Committee, or its Sub-committee, have met 36 times. The last meeting of the Sub-committee was on Thursday, 26th February. There have, in addition, been numerous conferences and consultations of an informal nature between members of the Committee dealing with the particular branches of the subject. I cannot say 423 when the Report will be ready for presentation.
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that this delay is causing a great deal of anxiety in commercial circles?