HC Deb 02 February 1967 vol 740 c150W
51. Mr. Baker

asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs if he will appoint an additional member representing consumers to the Little Neddies (Economic Development Committees) on chocolate and sugar confectionery and clothing.

Mr. Harold Lever

Members of Economic Development Committees are appointed by the Director General of the National Economic Development Office on behalf of the National Economic Development Council, and he can take account of consumer interests in appointing the independent members.