HC Deb 03 March 1975 vol 887 c310W
Mr. Rooker

asked the Lord President of the Council if he will appoint the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration the National Returning Officer for the referendum on EEC membership.

Mr. Edward Short

The Referendum Bill will provide for the appointment of a National Returning Officer by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Home Department. We have noted my hon. Friend's suggestion.