§ 72. Mr. Boyd-Carpenter
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he is aware of the decision of the council of the London Borough of Camden to set up a policy committee of the council, membership of which is142W
the nationalised industries, showing each industry separately; and if he will estimate the proportion which the total represents as a percentage of the total assets of British industry.
§ Mr. Diamond
The following table gives the required information.
to be confined to members of the Labour Party and officers of the council; and, in view of this abuse of the machinery of local government for party purposes, whether he will direct the district auditor to make a special report as to the legality and propriety of the expenditure involved.
§ Mr. Greenwood
I would refer the right hon. Member to the Answer I gave in reply to a Question by the hon. Member from Bromley (Mr. Hunt) on the 1st November.—[Vol. 735, c.45–46.]