HC Deb 22 July 1983 vol 46 c242W
Mr. Pawsey

asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will move to include non-Government organisations which receive public funds from Departments within the terms of Standing Order No. 99(1).

Mr. Biffen

No. It would be inappropriate to include within the terms of reference of Departmental Select Committees non-governmental organisations for which Ministers are not answerable to Parliament.

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