HC Deb 24 July 1969 vol 787 cc453-4W
Mr. Speed

asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether he will list 47 committees sponsored by his Department currently in existence which have as members persons outside the Civil Service; whether he will indicate which of them contain as members representatives of the building industry or persons working in the building industry; how long each of these committees has been sitting; how many reports each have produced; and whether he will indicate the function of each committee.

Mr. John Silkin

Following is the information:

M.P.B.W. Sponsored Committees having as Members Persons Outside the Civil Service
*B. & C.E. Joint Committees (including Regions) 13
*Winter Building Advisory Committee
*Co-ordination of Underground Services Building Sites Committee
*Construction Research Advisory Council
*B.R.S. Steering Committee
*Committee on Application of Computers in Construction Industry
*Committee on Building Maintenance
*National Consultative Council of the Building and Civil Engineering Industries
*Agrement Board
*Standing Consultative Committee—Building
*Standing Consultative Committee—Sub-Contractors

Standing Consultative Committee—Civil Engineering
West Midlands Area Brick Committee
East Midlands Area Brick Committee
Departmental Whitley Council
Departmental Joint Industrial Council
Works Services Trade Joint Council
Aerodrome Works Development Advisory Committee
"Sentinel Mist" Orfordness Steering Committee
History of The Kings Works Steering Committee
Ancient Monuments Board for England
Advisory Committee on Works of Art
Advisory Committee on Forestry in Royal Parks
Advisory Committee on Bird Sanctuaries in Royal Parks
Whitehall Re-development Policy Committee
Regional Industrial Whitley Committees 9
Advisory Committee on Works of Art in the House of Commons
* Having members from the building industry.

In view of the amount of information required for the remaining part of the answer I will write to the hon. Member when this has been compiled and place a copy in the library.