§ Mr. Skeffington
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he proposes to give effect to the recommendation made in paragraph 176 of the Cohen Committee's Report that a committee should be appointed to advise the Board of Trade on matters arising in the administration of the Companies Acts.
§ Mr. H. Wilson
Yes. I have appointed a Committee to help the Board of Trade in a consultative capacity on matters arising in the administration of the Companies Acts, and as many specialised accountancy questions will arise in the administration of the Acts, I have also appointed a Committee of well-known accountants to advise the Board in that field. Close liaison will be maintained between the two Committees. The membership of the Committees is as follows: