HC Deb 14 July 1960 vol 626 c137W
91. Mr. Mathew

asked the President of the Board of Trade how often the committee, set up by him to investigate the problem of extended holidays, bank holidays, the four-term school year, and summer time has met; and on what date it will report.

Mr. Maudling

The Committee appointed in March to examine ways of extending the summer holiday season has met six times and hopes to present an interim report by October. The other topics referred to in the Question are not specifically mentioned in the Committee's terms of reference but in so far as they are relevant to the extension of the holiday season they will he considered.