§ Mr. Mander
asked the Minister of Labour what decision has now been arrived at with regard to bringing members of the Building Industries National Council into consultation with the Works and Building Priority Sub-Committee of the Government's Priority Organisation?
§ Mr. E. Brown
My hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and National Service, who is chairman of the Works and Building Priority Sub-Committee, has the advantage of being advised by a panel representing the building industry and by a panel representing the civil engineering industry. He is in touch with the presigive586W
separate figures for skilled shipyard and general engineering workers. Moreover, while these occupation are mainly carried on in the shipbuilding, engineering and allied industries, the figures in the statement may include a number of persons who are normally employed in other industries, e.g., as maintenance workers.
dent of the Building Industries National Council and has informed him that the sub-committee will always be glad to receive the advice of the council and to give any agreed representations that may be made by the council the most careful consideration.
§ Mr. Mander
asked the Minister of Labour whether the report by the investigator appointed by the Government on the condition of the building industry in relation to Government and other needs is now ready and will be published?
§ Mr. Brown
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave on 23rd January to my hon. Friend the Member for Bosworth (Sir W. Edge).