§ Mr. Purbrick
asked the Prime Minister whether the Economic Advisory Council now fulfils any useful purpose, and what is its total cost per annum?
§ The Prime Minister
The Economic Advisory Council has submitted a number of valuable reports on economic and various scientific subjects, but it is my intention shortly to review its functions. The cost of the Council, including1388W salaries, wages and miscellaneous items, amounted last year to the sum of £4,865.