§ Mr. LLEWELLYN-JONES
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, what consultative councils were originally established under Section 5 of the Scottish Board of Health Act, 1919, and which of these councils still continue to function; how many members there are on 1537W each of the existing councils; and how many meetings of each of the councils have been held in the years 1932, 1933, and 1934, respectively?
§ Sir G. COLLINS
By Order in Council dated 20th December, 1919, four Consultative Councils were established under Section 5 of the Scottish Board of Health Act, 1919, as follow:
- (1) Medical and Allied Services.
- (2) National Health Insurance (Approved Societies' Work).
- (3) Local Health Administration and General Health Questions.
- (4) Highlands and Islands.
With the exception of the Consultative Council for the Highlands and Islands, the constitution of which is at present under consideration by the Department of Health for Scotland, all these Councils are still functioning. The information which the hon. Member desires in regard to the membership and meetings of the Councils is contained in the following table, namely:
Consultative Council. Number of Members. Number of Meetings of Council and Subcommittees. 1932. 1933. 1934. (1) … 20 8 1 — (2) … 15 2 1 1 (3) … 16 5 — 4 (4) … 14 — — —