HC Deb 15 July 1947 vol 440 cc36-7W
Mr. W. D. Griffiths

asked the Minister of Supply the names of the persons he has appointed on the working party inquiry into the ophthalmic lens industry; what are their terms of reference; and when does he expect to receive their report.

Mr. Wilmot

There is no working party for this industry, but a departmental panel has been set up under the following terms of referenceTo recommend what action, if any, should be taken to encourage development, increase production to meet the estimates of existing and potential demand at home and abroad, and to assist the industry to get on a sound economic basis.

The report is expected within two months