Royal Commissions and Committees of Inquiry

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th March 1960.

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Photo of Dr Donald Johnson Dr Donald Johnson , Carlisle 12:00 am, 17th March 1960

asked the Prime Minister if he is aware that, of the 667 members of 70 Royal Commissions and Committees of Inquiry, not more than 16 were Members of Parliament; and if he will give instructions to Ministers with the object of their asking a larger number of Members of Parliament to serve on such Commissions and Inquiries.