HC Deb 09 February 1956 vol 548 cc195-6W
18. Sir L. Ropner

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many Royal Commissions were appointed in 1955; and what was their total cost.

Mr. H. Brooke

One Royal Commission was appointed during 1955, the Royal Commission on Common Land, which was set up by Royal Warrant dated 1st December, 1955. The cost during that month for salaries, travelling and incidental expenses amounted to about £418.