HC Deb 09 March 1926 vol 192 cc2090-1
38. Mr. BARKER

asked the Secretary for Mines who are the expert advisers to the Coal Commission to whom the fees of £3,650 were paid as stated in page 43 of the Supplementary Estimates before the House on 1st March, 1926; and the name of the economist who received £185?

The SECRETARY for MINES (Colonel Lane Fox)

The expert advisers are the Independent Accountants employed under the National Wages Agreements, and one other firm of accountants who undertook special investigation work for the Royal Commission. I will circulate a list of them in the OFFICIAL REPORT. The economist is Mr. E. A. C. Robinson, Fellow and Lecturer on Economics at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

Following is the list of firms of accountants employed: