HC Deb 26 May 1966 vol 729 cc695-6
7. Mr. Probert

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many panels have been set up by the Welsh Economic Council; how many have reported; and what action has resulted.

Mr. George Thomas

Five, all of which have submitted at least interim reports to the Council. The Council, in turn. has advised the Government.

Mr. Probed

Will my hon. Friend consider publishing these reports in full, or, if not, could he publish the main conclusions?

Mr. Thomas

It is not the present intention to publish these reports. They are given to the Council, which is an advisory body and which in turn advises the Minister. I undertake to look at the suggestion which my hon. Friend made in the latter part of his supplementary question.