HC Deb 26 July 1979 vol 971 cc383-4W
37. Mr. Eldon Griffiths

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is now ready to establish the new police negotiating body as recommended by Lord Edmund-Davies.

Mr. Whitelaw

I am now in a position to do so. As my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister announced yesterday, the noble Lord, Lord Plowden, has accepted appointment as the first chairman of the body.