§ Lord Stanley of Alderley
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they have received representations from the professional bodies representing agricultural 986WA valuers and surveyors in respect of their proposal to transfer the appointment of agricultural arbitrators from the Minister of Agriculture to the president of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and whether any such representations have supported the proposal.
§ Lord Belstead
The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has received representations from the Incorporated Society of Valuers and Auctioneers and the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers about the proposal to transfer to the president of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors his and the Secretary of State for Wales's responsibilities for the appointment of agricultural arbitrators. Neither organisation was in favor of the proposal.