§ Mr. Prescott
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether permission was obtained from his Department for Mr. Noel Newsome, Chief Recruitment Officer of his Department, to address the conference at Buscot Park, Berkshire, of the conference of foreign Socialists, organised by the Fabian International Bureau.
§ Mr. Shinwell
No. Mr. Newsome ceased to be a member of the staff of my Department on 31st March last.