HC Deb 05 February 1929 vol 224 c1556
1. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

asked the President of the Board of Trade with reference to the committee set up to consider the health of seamen, which members of the committee are, or represent, shipowners, shipbuilders, and officers and men of the merchant service, respectively?

The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister)

The object of the Advisory Committee to which the hon. Member refers is to coordinate more closely the functions of the Board of Trade and Ministry of Health relating to the heath of the Mercantile Marine. Its membership is therefore confined to officers of the two Departments.

Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

The officials of which two bodies?


The Board of Trade and the Ministry of Health.