§ Lord CHAMPION asked the Leader of the House:
§ What proposals he has for a review of the House of Lords Library services.
§ Lord SHEPHERD
As I outlined to the Offices Committee on 30th March, I am setting up a small Working Group under the chairmanship of the noble Viscount, Lord Eccles, to report to me with the following terms of reference: 524To review the future of the House of Lords Library and to consider the needs of—
- (a) all Members of the House for a general reference library and information service; and
- (b) the Lords of Appeal and the Lord Chancellor's Office for a specialized library.".
After consultation with the Chairman, I have invited the following to be members of the Group and I am pleased to say that they have agreed to serve:
with the Principal Clerk, Information Services.
- V. Eccles
- V. Norwich
- Bp. Rochester
- L. Ashby
- L. Darling of Hillsborough
- Bns. Elles
- Bns. White
- L. Wilberforce
§ House adjourned at twenty-three minutes before eleven o'clock.