Eight More Users' Committees
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1GHT more Transport Users' Consultative Committees are to be set up. A central committee for Great Britain, and committees for Scotland. Wales and London have already been formed. The new committees, which will complete the fabric of consultation. will coru the following areas;— North Eastern (Northumberland, Durham and the North Riding); Yorkshire (East and. West Ridings and York); East Midland (Derbyshire [except the Glossop areal, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire); West Midland (Staffordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Warwickshire); South West (Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Somersetshire, Devon and Cornwall); North West (Cheshire, Lancashire, Cumberland, Westmorland and Glossop area of , Derbyshire); South East (Berkshire, Hampshire, Dorsetshire, Sussex, Surrey and Kent); and East Anglia Area (Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex).
Parts of Buckinghamshire, Surrey. Kent, Hertfordshire and Essex are already included in the London area.
The committees, which will. be concerned with both passenger and goods traffic, will consider any matters affecting the services provided by the British Transport Commission in their areas. In particular, they must deal with any matter which may arise from representations by users of these services or is referred to the committees by the Minister of Transport or the Commission. They will then advise the Central Committee and the B.T.C.