§ Mr. Haydn Jones
asked the Attorney-General whether he will state the names of the persons comprising the panel of official arbitrators under the Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act, 1919; and how many of these have the special knowledge of the valuation of land in Wales and of the Welsh language required by Section 1 (2) of the aforesaid Act?
§ The Attorney-General
The names of the persons comprising the Panel of Official Arbitrators under Section I of the Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act, 1919, are:
- Mr. John Willmot,
- Mr. Hugh Calthrop Webster,
- Mr. Francis Joseph Kirby, and
- Mr. Frank William Hunt.
Two have had considerable experience in the valuation of land in Wales. None of the present members of the Panel are acquainted with the Welsh language.