HC Deb 27 July 1953 vol 518 cc107-8W
Mr. G. Longden

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is yet able to give the names of the members of the committee which has been set up to review the economic and financial problems involved in providing for old age.

Mr. R. A. Butler

Yes. In addition to Sir Thomas Phillips who as the House knows, will be Chairman, the following have accepted my invitation to join this Committee:—

Professor A. K. Cairncross, C.M.G., Professor of Applied Economics at Glasgow University.

J. H. Gunlake, Esq., C.B.E., F.I.A., Consulting Actuary.

Sir John Imrie, C.B.E., J.P., until 1951 City Chamberlain of Edinburgh.

F. A. A. Menzler, Esq., C.B.E., B.Sc., FLA., Chief Development and Research Officer, London Transport Executive.

Dr. Janet Vaughan, O.B.E., D.M., F.R.C.P., Principal of Somerville College, Oxford.

At the same time I invited the Trades Union Congress and the British Employers' Confederation to nominate members and I am glad to say that the following will also be members of the Committee:

C. Bartlett, Esq., President of the Confederation of Health Service Employees and a member of the General Council of the T.U.C.

A. McAndrews, Esq., a member of the General Council of the T.U.C.

Sir Cuthbert Clegg, T.D., J.P., Chairman of the Cotton Spinners and Manufacturers Association.

F. J. C. Honey, Esq., F.I.A., Joint Secretary of the British Employers' Confederation.