Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information (London Advisory Committee).

– in the House of Commons on 9th July 1940.

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Photo of Sir George Mitcheson Sir George Mitcheson , St Pancras South West

asked the Minister of Information whether, as the London Regional Advisory Committee does not include any representatives of employers or retail traders, though it includes representatives of the London Trades Council, the Trades Union Congress and the co-operative movement, he will take steps to alter this forthwith?

Photo of Hon. Harold Nicolson Hon. Harold Nicolson , Leicester West

It was not possible to complete the membership of the Advisory Committee for the London Region before the pressure of events rendered it necessary that it should meet and commence its duties on a nucleus basis. I can assure the hon. Member that in the completion of the committee the necessity of covering the interests of employers and retail traders will be carefully borne in mind.