HC Deb 02 March 1964 vol 690 cc137-8W
15. Mr. Gower

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food why the recently formed Advisory Committee on Poisonous Substances includes at least two persons from Scotland; and why no person from Wales and no person from Ulster is included.

Mr. Soames

The members of this Committee, which was set up in February, 1954, are selected for their knowledge and experience, not on a territorial basis. The Committee is concerned with the use of toxic substances in Great Britain only and its remit does not extend to Northern Ireland.