HC Deb 08 April 1930 vol 237 cc1994-5W

asked the Postmaster-General how many Departmental committees or select committees have inquired into the affairs of the Post Office since 1918; and if he will give the name of the chairman of the committee in each case and the subject of investigation, and state whether in each case the Report has been published?


The following Select and other committees whose reports have been published have dealt with matters with which the Post Office is directly or indirectly concerned. matters of minor importance have not Numerous Departmental Committees on been included.

Title. Chairman. Subject. Report published.
Imperial Wireless Telegraphy Committee. The Rt. Hon. Sir Henry Norman, Bt., J. P. Scheme of Imperial Wireless Telegraph Communications (The "Imperial Wireless Chain"). Cmd. 777. 1920.
Departmental Committee on Telephone Rates. Sir Evelyn Murray, K. C. B. Telephone Rates Cmd. 804, 1920.
Select (Parliamentary) Committee on Telephone Charges. Sir E. Coates, Bt., O. B. E. Telephone charges December, 1920.
Wireless Telegraphy Commission The Rt. Hon. Viscount Milner, G. C. B., G. C. M. G. Technical means of carrying out the recommendations of the Imperial Wireless Telegraphy Cmd. 1572, 1921.
Select Committee on Telephone Service. The Rt. Hon. Sir Evelyn Cecil, G. B. E., M. P. Telephone Service March, 1922.
Committee on National Expenditure. The Rt. Hon. Sir E. Geddes, G. C. B., G. B. E., LL. D. National Expenditure … Cmd. 1589, 1922.
Committee on pay, etc. of State Servants Sir A. Anderson, K. B. E. Pay, etc. of State Servants Published 1923.
Broadcasting Committee Major - General Sir Frederick Sykes, G. B. E., K. C. B. Future organisation of Broadcasting Service. Cmd. 1951. 1923.
Imperial Wireless Telegraphy Committee, 1924. Sir Robert Donald, G. B. E., LL. D. Policy as regards ownership and operation in Great Britain of Imperial and Foreign Wireless Services. Cmd. 2060, 1924.
Broadcasting Committee … The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, K. T. Future organisation of Broadcasting Service. Cmd. 2599, 1926.
Committee on the Inland Telegraph Service. Sir H. Lever, K.C.B. Inland Telegraph Service Cmd. 3058, 1927.

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