§ 20. Mr. Currie
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what proposals he has for increasing the uses of mechanical and technological aids in the construction industry.
§ Mr. Loughlin
The Ministry undertakes and promotes research and development on mechanisation, winter building and computer applications; we distribute publications and arrange exhibitions. We are also setting up an Information and Advisory Service at the Building Research Station, and a Centre for structural engineering computer programmes.84W