§ 58. Mr. ALBERY
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many departmental committees and Royal Commissions have been set up by the present Government, and how many have submitted a report?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Mr. Pethick-Lawrence)
The appointment of 72 commissions and committees has been announced since the present Government took office. Fourteen of these are standing bodies. Of the remainder 18 have reported.
§ Major COLVILLE
Can the hon. Member say how many of these reports have been acted upon? Have they all shared the fate of the Simon Commission report?