§ 49. Mr Boyden
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what progress his Department has made with draft legislation to produce a comprehensive code of standards relating to the construction of buildings throughout Britain as recommended by the Banwell Committee; and when he expects to introduce such a measure.
§ 53. Mr. G. Johnson Smith
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works 127W what steps he is taking to implement the recommendation of the Building Regulations Advisory Committee that legislation should be introduced to rationalise building control in England and Wales.
§ Mr. Rippon
I will shortly be circulating to the interested organisations proposals for new legislation to rationalise building regulation in England and Wales. The Government intend to introduce the necessary Bill as soon as possible after these consultations have been completed.