HC Deb 06 July 1954 vol 529 cc160-1W
122. Mr. D. Jones

asked the Minister of Agriculture how many representatives of Government Departments there are on the Crown Estates Pavement Commission; the present functions of this body; its total income in 1953; its total expenditure; and how much was paid out in salaries in the same period.

Sir T. Dugdale

The Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, the Minister of Works and the Commissioners of Crown Lands areex officio members of the Crown Estate Paving Commission. The fourteen appointed members include the Assistant Commissioner of Crown Lands and an Assistant Secretary of the Ministry of Works. The statutory functions of the Commission are to maintain, clean and light the roads and terraces round Regent's Park and to maintain the gardens and terraces there and at Carlton House Terrace. Their income is raised by rates paid by the lease-holders of the terraces. In 1953 it was £18,783 and expenditure was £20,066. The amount paid in salaries was £1,546.