§ 38. Mr. BARKER
asked the Secretary for Mines who are the expert advisers to the Coal Commission to whom the fees of £3,650 were paid as stated in page 43 of the Supplementary Estimates before the House on 1st March, 1926; and the name of the economist who received £185?
§ The SECRETARY for MINES (Colonel Lane Fox)
The expert advisers are the Independent Accountants employed under the National Wages Agreements, and one other firm of accountants who undertook special investigation work for the Royal Commission. I will circulate a list of them in the OFFICIAL REPORT. The economist is Mr. E. A. C. Robinson, Fellow and Lecturer on Economics at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.
§ Following is the list of firms of accountants employed:
- D. W. Coates, West, Grimwood and Company, 72–74, Victoria Street, S.W.1.
- Deloitte, Plender, Griffiths and Company, 5, London Wall Buildings, E.C.2.
- Gough and Wright, 267–8, Castle Street, Dudley, Worcs.
- Haswell Brothers, St. John's Chambers, Love Street, Chester.
- Holmes and Son, 33, Paternoster Row, E.C.
- Walter Hunter and Company, 24, Bridge Street, Newport, Mon.
- W. B. Keen and Company, 25, Queen Victoria Street, E.C.4.
- J. C. Kirk and Son, 38–39, Park Row, Leeds.
- Mann, Judd, Gordon and Company, 8, Frederick's Place, E.C.2.
- R. F. Miller and Company, Ramsden Square, Barrow-in-Furness.
- Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Company (W. B. Peat and Company), 11, Ironmonger Lane, E.C.2.
- Price, Waterhouse and Company, 31, Mosley Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
- Edward Sparks and Son, 24, Grainger Street West, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
- Thomson McLintock and Company, 71, Queen Street, E.C.4.
- Tribe, Clarke and Company, Albion Chambers, Bristol.
- John A. Walbank and Company, 34, Grey Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
- Watling, Parker and Company, 40, Broad Street, Bristol.