HC Deb 04 August 1939 vol 350 cc2848-50W
Sir W. Edge

asked the Minister of Pensions whether he will give the names of the members of the Central Advisory Committee on Pensions; how many of the present members formed part of the committee when it last met in 1927; and the names of the members of the Standing Joint Committee for Ex-service Questions?

Sir W. Womersley

The members of the Central Advisory Committee when they were last appointed, were the following: —

Representatives of War Pensions Committees.

M. L. Best, Esq.

Stamford Hutton, Esq., O.B.E., M.A.,J P

Miss E. H. Kelly, C.B.E., J.P.

Sir Alan Hume Nicholl, C.B.E.

Walter Peel, Esq., C.B.E., J.P.

Dame Gwendoline Trubshaw. D.B.E., J P-

Ex-Service Representatives.

Lieut.-Colonel Sir Assheton Pownall,O.B.E., M.P.

Colonel G. R. Crosfield, C.B.E., D.S.O.,T.D.

N. M. Price, Esq., M.B.E.

The Rt. Hon. Sir Archibald Sinclair, Bt., C.M.G., M.P.

J. J. Tinker, Esq., M.P.

A. G. Webb, Esq., M.B.E.

Captain T. Woodhead, J.P.

Official Members.

Sir Adair Hore, K.B.E., C.B.

G. H. Bowler, Esq., M.B.E.

In view of the lapse of time since the occasion arose for a meeting of the Committee, the personnel would, I think, require to be reviewed and further appointments made if another meeting were to be held, and this will be done if at any time I should find a further meeting desirable.

The members of the Standing Joint Committee for Ex-Service Questions are as follow: —

Ex-Service Representatives.

Officers' Panel.

Colonel S. W. L. Ashwanden, D.S.O.,

T.D., A.D.C.

Major-General Sir John Brown, K.C.B.,

C.B.E., D.S.O., T.D., J.P., D.L.

Brigadier-Genera! E. R. Fitzpatrick, C.B.E., D.S.O., D.L.

Colonel E. W. Pickering, D.S.O., T.D.,J. P.

Lieut.-Colonel W. Robertson, V.C., O.B.E., J.P.

Major E. H. B. Usher, M.C., J.P.

Other Ranks' Panel.

H. Calderwood, Esq.

A. P. Connolly, Esq.

Sir John Smedley Crooke, M.P.

A. H. Francks, Esq.

K. Fraser, Esq.

D. Howell Griffiths, Esq.

R. Grimshaw, Esq., J.P.

S. E. Perry, Esq.

A. G. Webb, Esq., M.B.E.

Government Representatives,

Sir Adair Hore, K.B.E., C.B. (Ministry of Pensions).

Captain M. H. A. Kelsey, D.S.C., R.N.(Admiralty),

Sir F. C. Bovenschen, K.B.E., C.B. (War Office).

K. H. S. Edwards, Esq. (Air Ministry).

Sir Thomas W. Phillips, K.C.B., K.B.E.(Ministry of Labour).

J. W. Todd, Esq., C.B., C.B.E. (Ministry of Labour).