§ 83. Major Bruce
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many times the Economic Planning Board has met since 7th July, 1947; and the number of occasions on which the Board has brought representatives of both sides of particular industries into consultation with it, and the names of those industries.
§ Sir S. Cripps
The Economic Planning Board has met nineteen times since 7th July, 1947; as a matter of general policy I am not prepared to state what subjects have been considered by the Board or what persons have been present at their deliberations.