HC Deb 15 April 1970 vol 799 c246W
Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the President of the Board of Trade, in view of the correspondence he has received and his decision to set up an inquiry into lifeboat disasters in Scottish waters, if he will now state the personnel of the committee, its scope, when it will start its work, and where it will sit to take evidence from local and other witnesses.

Mr. Goronwy Roberts

Preparations for the formal investigation into the capsizing of the Fraserburgh lifeboat "The Duchess of Kent" are in hand and an announcement will be made as soon as possible on the composition of the court and on the date and venue of the investigation.