HC Deb 20 November 1958 vol 595 cc193-4W
Commander Maitland

asked the Minister of Education whether he will now make a statement about the proposed inquiry into the Youth Service.

Mr. G. Lloyd

Yes. I am setting up a Committee with the following terms of referenceTo review the contribution which the Youth Service of England and Wales can make in assisting young people to play their part in the life of the community, in the light of changing social and industrial conditions and of current trends in other branches of the education service; and to advise according to what priorities best value can be obtained for the money spent. I am glad to say that the Countess of Albemarle, D.B.E., who is Chairman of the Development Commission, has accepted my invitation to be Chairman of this Committee. The following have agreed to serve as members: Rt. Hon. D. F. Vosper, T.D., M.P. Mr. M. J. S. Clapham—Joint Managing Director, Metals Division, Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd. Mr. R. Hoggart—Senior Staff Tutor, Department of Adult Education, University of Hull. Mr. D. H. Howell, M.P. Mr. R. Jackson—Education Department, Trades Union Congress, London. Miss A. P. Jephcott—Senior Research Officer, London School of Economics; Member, Central Advisory Council for Education (England). Mr. J. Marsh—Director, Industrial Welfare Society, London. Mr. L. Paul—Author, and Leverhulme Research Fellow. Reverend E. A. Shipman—Vicar, St. Andrew's, Plaistow. Member, Education Committee, West Ham C.B. Professor A. G. Watkins—Professor of Paediatrics, Welsh National School of Medicine, Cardiff. Dr. J. W. Welch—Director of Education. Richard Thomas and Baldwins Ltd. Councillor Mrs. E. M. Wormald, J.P.—Chairman, Education Committee. Liverpool C.B. The Secretary of the Committee will be Mr. E. J. Sidebottom, one of H.M. Inspectors of Schools.