§ Mr. Michael Latham
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will set out in tabular form the results of his Department's sample inquiry of builders' expectations of private Housing starts since March 1975; and what was the actual outturn of private starts for the years in question.
§ Mr. Shore
I have recently completed a review of the membership of the North West Economic Planning Council. Below is a list of the current members of the council. I am glad to take this opportunity to pay tribute to the valuable work done by those who give up their time to serve on these councils.
NORTH WEST ECONOMIC PLANNING COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP
Councillor W. H. Sefton, Member, Mersey-side County Council; Chairman, Runcorn New Town Corporation.
Dr. D. A. Harper, JP, CBE, Chairman Storey Bros. & Co. Ltd.; Past Chairman; CBI North West Regional Council.
* W. Alldritt, JP, Regional Secretary GMWU; Liverpool, North Wales and Irish Region; Member, NW Industrial Development Board.
Professor G. W. Ashworth, Professor of Urban Environmental Studies in the University of Salford; Chairman, Executive Committee of the Civic Trust for the North West.
* C. M. Barnett. Secretary, North West Regional TUC; Regional Secretary, NUPE.493W
*R. Byron, Controller, Retail and Services Division, CWS, Manchester.
Councillor C. Carr, Member, Liverpool District Council.
D. G. Dodds, CBE, Chairman, Merseyside and North Wales Electricity Board; Chairman. Merseyside Chamber of Commerce; Director, Development Corporation of Wales.
Councillor K. Easthan, Deputy Leader, Manchester City Council.
J. F. Eccles, JP, Member, TUC General Council; Lancashire Regional Secretary, GMWU; Member, North West Water Authority.
B. Entwistle, North West Divisional Officer, NUR; Vice Chairman, Ports Consultative Committee, British Transport Docks Board; Member, Chartered Institute of Transport.
D. G. Farrar, Chairman NW Regional Council, TUC; Regional Secretary TGWU; Member, North West Industrial Development Association.
*I. Fuchs, Chairman and Managing Director, Clough Mill Ltd., Oldham.
J. Goldberg, Solicitor; Vice President, North West Arts Association; Chairman. Sal-ford Council for Voluntary Service; Chairman, Greater Manchester Council for Voluntary Service.
G. N. Hague, Director, Welwyn Garments Ltd., Leigh.
Councillor J. C. Hanscomb, Leader, Bolton Borough Council.
D. H. Harrington, Organising Secretary, Transport Salaried Staffs Association, Crewe, Branch No. 2.
* F. G. Humphreys, District Organiser, National Union of Agricultural & Allied Workers, Preston.
Professor R. H. Kantorowich, Director of the School of Town & Country Planning, University of Manchester.
*Mrs. A. W. Mack, Managing Director, Watters Westbrook & Co. Ltd.; Member Hallmarking Council.
Professor A. Mercer, Professor of Operational Research and Chairman of Centre for N.W. Regional Studies, University of Lancaster, Managing Director of Land-cord Ltd.; Member of Central Lancashire New Town Development Corporation.
* C. B. Muir, Vice-Chairman, North West Regional Council for Sport and Recreation.
J. G. Parkes, C.B.E., Chairman, N.W. Industrial Development Board.
Miss J. Reid-Arthur, Managing Director, King & Fowler Ltd., Liverpool.
Councillor A. Richardson, Director and Company Secretary, Stock & Trustee (Chester) Ltd.; Member North West Water Authority; Member, Cheshire County Council.494W
Councillor M. B. Ryan, Managing Director, D. J. Ryan & Sons Ltd.; Member, Lancashire County Council.
* R. Swarbrick, Fanner; Lancashire County President of County Landowners' Association.
T. Taylor, C.B.E., J.P., Chairman, Court of the University of Lancaster.
Sir Robert Thomas, D.L., J.P., Former Leader, Greater Manchester County Council.
* Councillor G. M. Thornton, Member, Wirral Borough Council.
Councillor Mrs. M. Tomlinson, J.P., Member, Burnley District Council.
R. Turton, Chief Executive, Halton District Council.
* Councillor D. Walker, J.P., Member, Rochdale Borough Council.
* L. C. Young, Group Managing Director, J. Bibby & Sons, Ltd., Liverpool; Chairman, N.W. Regional C.B.I.; Member, N.W. Industrial Development Board.