§ Mr. Garry Allighan
asked the Minister of Pensions whether he will consider increasing the number of Appeal Tribunals and introduce Assessment Appeal Tribunals.1512W
§ Mr. Wilfred Paling
I understand that my Noble Friend the Lord Chancellor is hoping to increase the number of Entitlement Tribunals in England, which is at present 15, to 17 as from 1st December and to 20 as from 1st January. As regards Assessment Tribunals I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given on 12th October to the hon. Member for Hackney Central (Mr. H. Hynd).