HC Deb 24 July 1967 vol 751 c35W
Mr. Brian Parkyn

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he has yet completed his arrangements for setting up a committee to consider the implications of the pressures on the countryside for open-air recreation by town dwellers.

Mr. Willey

Yes. My right hon. Friend, in conjunction with his right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales, is glad to be able to announce that he has set up a committee under the chairmanship of Professor G. P. Wibberley to consider the problem of the use of rural land for recreation and leisure. The other members will be: Mr. A. A. L. Caesar, Professor W. Ellison, Professor A. G. Ling and Professor O. R. McGregor. Representatives of the National Parks Commission and of the Natural Environmental Research Council and Nature Conservancy will attend the Committee's meetings.

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