§ Mr. D. E. Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many colleges592W
to promote understanding and co-operation between groups of people and public authorities in Wales regarding the use and encouragement of the Welsh language by giving guidance and making recommendations;
to advise the Secretary of State on matters he may refer to it; to make recommendations to him on matters affecting the language; and to report to him from time to time.
The members were appointed by my predecessor in 1973 for a period of three years and accepted my invitation to continue for a further year. The Council formally came to an end with the completion of work on its final reports and the termination of the period of appointment of its members.