Maintenance Work (Committee's Report)

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Building and Works – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd December 1968.

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Photo of Mr Fred Silvester Mr Fred Silvester , Walthamstow West 12:00 am, 3rd December 1968

asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether he will now make a statement on the Report of the Winterbottom Committee on training for, and the carrying out of, maintenance work.

Photo of Mr Robert Mellish Mr Robert Mellish , Bermondsey

This Report is now being printed and will be published in January.

Photo of Mr Fred Silvester Mr Fred Silvester , Walthamstow West

As a result of the publication of this Report, is it intended to publish later a simple booklet for the guidance of smaller firms, as was at one time suggested as a result of the activities of the Committee?

Photo of Mr Robert Mellish Mr Robert Mellish , Bermondsey

When I publish the Report I am willing and prepared not only to give it wide circulation but also to break down that part which concerns special aspects of the industry, and to do all that I can to bring home to those interested the important conclusions of the Report.