§ Mr. Michael Latham
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will list the working parties and advisory committees of his Department currently in existence which have as members of them persons other than civil servants, indicating in each case when each was set up and when it is intended that it shall report.
§ Mr. Crosland
The information for which the hon. Member asks is as follows:181W
Advisory Committees Date set up Report date Clean Air Council 1957 Does not report. Noise Advisory Council 1970 As necessary. Historic Buildings Council for England 1953 Annually. Freight Integration Council 1969 Annually. Construction and Housing Research Advisory Council 1971 Does not report. Planning and Transport Research Advisory Council 1971 Does not report. Local Government Boundary Commission for England 1972 As necessary. Local Government Staff Commission 1972 As necessary. Road Construction Units Central Advisory Committee 1968 Does not report. Central Advisory Committee on Water Pollution 1972 Annually. Eastern Road Construction Unit Director's Advisory Committee 1968 Does not report. Quality of Life Advisory Group on Research Methods 1973 Does not report. Water Services Staff Commission 1973 Does not report.
Working Parties Date set up Report date Working Party on Sewers and Mains 1972 Bi-ennially Working Party on Possible Re-use of G.L.C. Effluent 1972 1976 Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods 1952–3 Does not report. Working Party on Explosives Traffic through United Kingdom Ports 1969 Does not report. Working Party on Self Employment 1973 Not yet known Working Party on Codes and Standards 1973 Not yet known. Working Party on the Hydraulic Design of Storm Sewers 1974 Not yet known. Working Party on Agency Fees 1972 1974 Working Party on Control Systems for Waste Paper Treatment 1973 1978–79. Standing Working Party on London Housing 1967 As necessary. Working Party on Odours from Offensive and Selected Other Trades 1971 1st report, March 1974. Working Group on Archaeological Recording 1973 Summer 1974. Building and Civil Engineering Industries Export Strategy Working Party 1972 Interim report, July 1973. N.C.C. Working Group on Exports 1968 Does not report. Working Party on Control Systems for Waste Water Treatment 1973 1978–79. United Kingdom Working Group on Noise Control (Vehicles) 1974 Does not report. Working Group on Waste of Water 1973 Preliminary report 1974–75. Working Group on Waste Disposal Plans 1973 Does not report. Working Group on Authorisation Procedure on Toxic Waste 1973 Does not report. Joint Working Group on Railways Grant 1974 1st report, May 1974. Working Group on Local Authority Capital Programmes 1970 Does not report. Working Group on Local Financial Statistics and Forecasting 1971 Does not report. Working Party on Long Term Research—Steel Box Girder Bridges 1971 Does not report. City Inner Areas Working Group 1973 June 1974. Working Party on Disposal of Sewage Sludge on Land 1974 Annually.