HC Deb 12 May 1952 vol 500 cc76-7W
49. Mr. G. R. Strauss

asked the Prime Minister to what extent the Co-ordinating and Supervising Ministers are consulted by, and receive reports directly from, the civil servants of the Departments with which they are concerned.

The Prime Minister

The Co-ordinating Ministers, with the knowledge and consent of the Departmental Ministers, consult their officials and receive reports from them.