§ Order of the Day read for the consideration of the Second Report from the Committee.
§ The Committee's Report was as follows:
§ 1. TELEVISION
§ The Committee authorised the hiring of the Television Set in Committee Room "C" until further notice.
§ 2. HANSARD REPORTING STAFF
§ The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the Committee of the following arrangement of the Editorial staff on the retirement of Mr. Sidney Charles Ireland, O.B.E., the Editor of Debates on the 1st January, 1967:—
§ Mr. Wilfred Morley Stuart to be Editor vice Mr. S. C. Ireland.
§ Mr. Charles William Henry Blogg to be Assistant Editor vice Mr. W. M. Stuart.
§ Mr. S. C. Ireland to be re-employed as Sub-Editor vice Mr. D. A. Dumbreck who will revert to Reporter at his own request.
§ The Committee authorised the payment of an additional charge under the agreement with Haynes Secretarial Services for the supply of typists for the reporting of debates.
§ 3. REVISED SCALES OF PAY
§ The Committee confirmed the application, authorised by the Lord Chairman and the Clerk of the Parliaments on the 28th June, 1966, prior to the date of the Incomes Standstill, of D.E.O. (66) (Pay) No. 4, dated 23rd June. 1966—Cenral Pay Increase (Interim) 1966 to analogous grades of the staff of the House of Lords.
§ The Committee sanctioned a consequential revision of the gratuity awarded Mrs. Mary Williams.
§ 4. ESTIMATES
§ The Estimate for the House of Lords for 1967/68 was laid before the Committee and approved.
§ 5. ROLL OF THE LORDS
§ The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the Committee of the discontinuance of Garter's Roll of the Lords Temporal and of the arrangements for the preparation of a record copy 1038 of the Roll of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in substitution for it.
§ 6. RETIREMENT OF HOUSEMAID
§ THE CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEES (THE EARL OF LISTOWEL)
My Lords, I beg to move that this Report be now considered.
§ Moved accordingly, and, on Question, Motion agreed to.
§ Moved, That the Report be now agreed to.—(The Chairman of Committees.)
§ On Question, Motion agreed to.