§ Mr. Woodburn
, pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 22nd June, 1948; Vol. 452, C. 1119] circulated the following information:
The Committee is constituted as follows:
and the terms of reference are:
- Sir William Young Darling, C.B.E., M.C., D.L.,, LL.D., M.P.
- John Edward de Watteville, Esq., C.B.E.
- Matthew George Fisher, Esq., K.C. John Hinshelwood Gibson, Esq.
- Andrew Gilzean, Esq., O.B.E., M.P.
- William Kerr, Esq., C.B.E., J.P.
- George Henry Kimpton, Esq.
- Robert Lyle, Esq., B.L.
- John Methven Mitchell, Esq., M.B.E., J.P.
- John Picken Morrison, Esq., O.B.E.
- The Rt. Hon. Lord Polwarth.
- John Storrar, Esq., M.C., B.L., S.S.C.
- Archibald Angus Templeton, Esq., M.B.E., J.P.
- John Milne Vallance, Esq., W.S.To examine the field of statutory enactments applying to Scotland and affecting local authorities and local Government and to make recommendations with a view to the consolidation of such groups of enactments as the Committee may think suitable:In relation to such consolidation Bills as the Secretary of State, in the light of the above recommendations, may decide upon, to consider and recommend what amendments, if any, should be made to the Law in the course of such consolidation with a view to facilitating consolidation and securing simplicity, uniformity and conciseness:and to consider and report on any such Bills when drafted.