§ 34. Sir J. Rodgers
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement on the steps that have been taken to rationalise the statistical demands made on British industry by Government Departments and other bodies such as industrial training boards.
§ Mr. Dell
The Government's plans for the development of industrial statistics were described in Statistical News for May, 1968. They include greater control and co-ordination by the Central Statistical Office through,inter alia, a survey control unit and the creation in the Board of Trade of the Business Statistics Office to serve all Departments.