HC Deb 28 July 1967 vol 751 cc334-5W
Dr. David Owen

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has now appointed a standing group to advise about Government computer installations as recommended by the Estimates Committee in their Fourth Report.

Mr MacDermot

A Standing group has been set up with composition and terms of reference on the lines recommended by the Estimates Committee. Its membership is:—

  • Mr. S. P. Osmond, Treasury, Chairman.
  • Professor S. Gill, Imperial College.
  • Mr. P. M. R. Hermon, B.O.A.C.
  • Dr. M. Kendall, C-E-I-R Ltd.
  • Mr. W. J. Newby, B.P. Ltd.
  • Mr. J. K. Steward, I.C.I. Ltd.

together with representatives of:—

  • Central Statistical Office.
  • Department of Economic Affairs.
  • General Register Office.
  • Ministry of Technology.
  • Board of Trade.
  • H.M. Treasury.