§ Mr. Marples
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what costing and accounting support is provided to the Contracts Directorate in his Department; and whether this is organised as an integral part of the Contracts Directorate or as a separate supporting activity.
§ Mr. John Silkin
A costing and accounting section consisting of a Principal Accountant and eight professional staff forms an integral part of Contracts Directorate. Advice is given by these staff both on stores and on building and civil engineering contracts.