§ Mr. Boscawen
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he is now able to announce the membership of the Personal Social Services Council; and if he will make a statement.
§ Sir K. Joseph
My right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Wales and I are glad to announce the appointment of the following members to the Personal Social Services Council:
On the nomination of the Association of Municipal Corporations:
Alderman R. Hartley, Mr. J. R. Haslegrave, Councillor R. W. G. Humphreys, Councillor W. H. Turner.
On the nomination of the County Councils Association:
Mr. W. E. Boyce, Revd. D. J. M. Williams.
On the nomination of the Association of Directors of Social Services:
Mr. W. A. B. Evans, Mr. M. G. Speed.
On the nomination of the British Associaton of Social Workers:
Mr. A. Austin, Mrs. S. M. Kay.
On the nomination of the Central Health Services Council:
Dr. R. Gibson.
On the nomination of the Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work:
Miss M. L. Ward.
Alderman Mrs. B. Brown, Mr. J. L. Burns, Professor A. D. B. Clarke, Professor D. V. Donnison, The Hon. J. Holland-Hibbert, Mr. D. Jones, Dr. G. W. Knight, Mr. J. Midgley, Mrs. A. Poole, Dr. M. Kellmer Pringle, Miss J. Rowe, Dr. M. L. Rutter, Mr. M. R. F. Simson, Miss B. M. Stow.
Two places remain to be filled.
Lord James of Rusholme, whose appointment as chairman of the council I announced in my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Chelsea (Mr. Worsley) on 25th May 1973, has approved arrangements for the first meeting to be held on 30th July.—[Vol. 857, c. 210–11.]