HC Deb 14 July 1958 vol 591 cc73-4W
Mr. Watkins

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs whether he will give a list of the committees in Wales which advise the Government on matters of interest to the Principality.

Mr. H. Brooke

The following is a list of the committees which advise about matters broadly affecting Wales as a whole:

  • The Council for Wales and Monmouthshire.
  • The Conference of Heads of Government Offices in Wales, with two Standing Committees: the Economic Committee and the Rural Wales Committee.
  • The Sub-Committee for Wales of the Hill Farming Advisory Committee.
  • The Welsh Board for Industry—with North, East and West Wales District Committees.
  • The Distribution of Industry Panel for Wales.
  • The Welsh Advisory Water Committee.
  • The Welsh Advisory Council for Civil Aviation.
  • The Transport Users Consultative Committee for Wales.
  • The Nature Conservancy Committee for Wales.
  • The Central Advisory Council for Education (Wales).
  • The Welsh Joint Education Committee.
  • The University of Wales Education Board.
  • The Historic Buildings Council for Wales.
  • The Ancient Monuments Board for Wales.
  • The Wales Building Committee.
  • The Building and Civil Engineering Industry Joint Advisory Committee for Wales.
  • The Welsh Committee of the Arts Council.
  • The Advisory Committee on Youth Employment for Wales.
  • The Welsh Overseas Publicity Advisory Committee.

There are, in addition, advisory committees concerned with particular responsibilities in particular localities, such as the War Pensions Committees.