Central Advisory Committee.

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants. – in the House of Commons on 9th October 1924.

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asked the Minister of Pensions whether he is aware that there has been no meeting of the Central Advisory Committee for over 12 months; and what steps he proposes to take to call this Committee together at an early date?


Yes, Sir. In the reorganisation of Advisory Councils, which I have succeeded in carrying through, one of my objects has been to secure a more effective representation of local opinion on the Central Advisory Committee, which in my judgment was formerly somewhat deficient in this respect. It will, I hope, now be possible to have a meeting of the re-constituted Advisory Committee at an early date.