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Departmental Committees Of Inquiry

Volume 78: debated on Wednesday 1 May 1985

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asked the Lord Privy Seal how many departmental committees of inquiry the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and his predecessors have commissioned since 1955; and what were the subjects the committees investigated, the dates they were established, who chaired them and the dates they reported.

asked the Lord Privy Seal how many departmental committees of inquiry the Lord President of the Council and his predecessors have commissioned since 1955; and what were the subjects the committees investigated, the dates they were established, who chaired them and the dates they reported.

One departmental committee of inquiry was set up by Lord Hailsham of St. Marylebone during his time as Lord President of the Council. It was commissioned on 20 December 1961 to consider and advise on the extent of the participation of Her Majesty's Government in research and radio astronomy under the chairmanship of Lord Fleck and reported in April 1965.