Local Authorities (Treasury Grants Committee).

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants. – in the House of Commons on 23rd May 1922.

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Photo of Mr Rhys Davies Mr Rhys Davies , Westhoughton

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asked the Chancellor of the. Exchequer whether he is now in a position to give the names of the persons constituting the Committee which is to inquire into the method of making Treasury grants to local authorities?

Mr. YOUNG:

The Committee will be constituted as follows:

  • The right hon. Lord Meston, K.C.S.I., LL.D., Chairman.
  • The right hon. Member for Widnes (Mr. A. Henderson).
  • The hon. and gallant Member for Uxbridge (Colonel Peel).
  • The hon. Member for Central Edinburgh (Mr. W. Graham).
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  • The hon. Member for Carmarthen (Mr. Hinds).
  • The hon. Member for North-East Derbyshire (Mr. Holmes).
  • The hon. Member for Linlithgow (Mr. Kidd).
  • Sir Harry Haward.

Photo of Mr Rhys Davies Mr Rhys Davies , Westhoughton

Can the hon. Gentleman tell us when this Committee is likely to report?

Mr. YOUNG:

I am afraid I could not do that.