§ Mr. Speed
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether he will list 47 committees sponsored by his Department currently in existence which have as members persons outside the Civil Service; whether he will indicate which of them contain as members representatives of the building industry or persons working in the building industry; how long each of these committees has been sitting; how many reports each have produced; and whether he will indicate the function of each committee.
§ Mr. John Silkin
Following is the information:
M.P.B.W. Sponsored Committees having as Members Persons Outside the Civil Service *B. & C.E. Joint Committees (including Regions) 13 *Winter Building Advisory Committee *Co-ordination of Underground Services Building Sites Committee *Construction Research Advisory Council *B.R.S. Steering Committee *Committee on Application of Computers in Construction Industry *Committee on Building Maintenance *National Consultative Council of the Building and Civil Engineering Industries *Agrement Board *Standing Consultative Committee—Building *Standing Consultative Committee—Sub-Contractors 23
Standing Consultative Committee—Civil Engineering West Midlands Area Brick Committee East Midlands Area Brick Committee Departmental Whitley Council Departmental Joint Industrial Council Works Services Trade Joint Council Aerodrome Works Development Advisory Committee "Sentinel Mist" Orfordness Steering Committee History of The Kings Works Steering Committee Ancient Monuments Board for England Advisory Committee on Works of Art Advisory Committee on Forestry in Royal Parks Advisory Committee on Bird Sanctuaries in Royal Parks Whitehall Re-development Policy Committee Regional Industrial Whitley Committees 9 Advisory Committee on Works of Art in the House of Commons 47 * Having members from the building industry.
In view of the amount of information required for the remaining part of the answer I will write to the hon. Member when this has been compiled and place a copy in the library.