HC Deb 30 July 1954 vol 531 cc134-5W
Sir H. Roper

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation whether he will give effect to Resolution 7 adopted by the International Conference on Pollution of the Sea by Oil which calls for the creation of national committees to keep the problem of oil pollution under review.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

Yes, Sir. I have appointed a committee with the following terms of referenceTo keep the problem of pollution of the sea by oil under review, and to make recommendations.

The composition of the committee is as follows:

Chairman: Mr. P. Faulkner, C.B.—Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation.

Sir Colin S. Anderson; Mr. W. J. Everard, C.B.E.; Mr. R. Gillespie, C.B.E.; Mr. A. S. C. Hulton; Mr. D. F. Martin-Jenkins; The Right Hon. the Viscount Runciman of Doxford, O.B.E., A.F.C.; Captain H. K. Salvesen; Mr. W. F. Wackrill, O.B.E.—General Council of British Shipping.

Mr. E. Le Q. Herbert, B.Sc., F.R.I.C., M.I.Chem.E., F.Inst.P.; Mr. G. Noble, O.B.E.—Oil Companies.

Mr. B. Eliot Common, C.B.E.; Mr. T. A. McLoughlin—Dock and Harbour Authorities Association.

Sir Robert Letch—British Transport Commission

Mr. J. Patton, O.B.E.—Shipbuilding Conference.

Mr. W. B. Johnstone, O.B.E.—Dry Dock Owners and Repairers Central Council.

Mr. D. S. Tennant, C.B.E.—Officers' (Merchant Navy) Federation.

Captain (E) R. W. Marshall, R.N.; Mr. W. R. Darracott—Admiralty.

Mr. F. Morgan—Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Dr. F. B. Thole, D.Sc., F.R.I.C.—Ministry of Fuel and Power.

Mr. S. A. Ashmore, B.Sc., F.R.I.C.—Department of the Government Chemist.

Dr. B. A. Southgate, C.B.E., D.Sc., F.R.I.C.—Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.

Mr. D. C. Haselgrove; Mr. F. J. Colvill, C.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E., M.I.N.A.—Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation.

Secretary: Mr. S. G. Griffin, O.B.E.—Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation.

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