§ Mr. H. Brooke
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress is being made towards implementing the recommendations of the Gowers Committee regarding conditions in offices; whether he has yet circulated draft proposals to representative organisations for their consideration; and how far these proposals are confidential.
§ Sir D. Maxwell Fyfe
Draft proposals for legislation based on the Gowers Committee's recommendations were circulated to interested organisations at the beginning of October. They are not confidential.