HC Deb 23 January 1957 vol 563 cc39-40W
56. Mr. Allaun

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the names of the United Kingdom representatives who attended the second meeting of the Inter-African Housing Committee; how many Africans attended as representatives; and whether a report of the recommendations of the Committee will be published and made available to the territories concerned.

Mr. Profumo

The United Kingdom was represented at this meeting by Mr. W. M. Woodhouse of the Colonial Liaison Section at the Building Research Station of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.

Mr. I. Small, Director of the West African Building Research Institute, and Mr. H. Winfull, an experienced African civil engineer who is the Gold Coast Director of Housing were present as observers.

Publication of the Report of this technical Committee is a matter for the Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa (C.C.T.A.), but copies of the Committee's recommendations have already been sent to the British territories concerned.

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