§ Mr. Skeet
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what progress has been made by the Council of Ministers in drafting the Fifth Directive relating to the harmonisation of the law affecting joint stock companies and providing for worker participation in supervisory and management boards; and if he will detail precisely what is envisaged.
§ Sir G. Howe
I have been asked to reply. A proposal for a Fifth Directive was submitted by the Commission to the Council towards the end of last year. In accordance with Community procedure the Council asked the Assembly and the Economic and Social Committee for their opinions on the proposal. These have not yet been given. As drafted the direc-
Name of Body Chairman Members Date of Report Commission on Rhodesian Opinion. Lord Pearce of Sweethaws 3 Vice-Chairmen and 20 Commissioners (including 1 woman). May 1972. Advisory Committee of Inquiry into the Status and Functions of the Crown Agents for Overseas Governments and Administration. Sir Matthew Stevenson, K.C.B., C.M.G. 3 (all men) July 1972 (not published).