HC Deb 05 June 1947 vol 438 cc35-6W
Mr. McKinlay

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he proposes to take any further steps to review the cost of house building in Scotland.

Mr. Westwood

Yes. I shall continue to exercise the closest control over the cost of houses built by local authorities. In addition, I have appointed an independent committee with the following terms of referenceTo consider and keep under review the costs of house building in Scotland and to make recommendations.

The Chairman will be G. P. Laidlaw, Esq., O.B.E., and the members of the Committee are Robert Adam, Esq., O.B.E.; Lockhart W. Hutson, Esq., O.B.E., F.R.I.B.A., F.R.I.A.S.; James McInnes, Esq., M.B.E.; Alexander McKellar, Esq., C.A.; Eric Maxwell, Esq., F.S.A.A.; J. S. Paterson, Esq.

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