Committee on Street Lighting


    THE following Departmental Committee has been set up by the Minister of Transport to report on the lighting of streets: Mr. F. C. Cook (deputy chief engineer, Ministry of Transport) (chairman): Mr. J. F. Colquhoun (public lighting engineer, Sheffield); Mr. C. A. Masterman (chief technical officer, Gas Light and Coke Company); Major W. H. Morgan (county engineer, Middlesex); Mr. C. C. Paterson (chairman of the Illumination Research Committee, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research; director of Research Department, General Electric Company); Mr. E. S. Perrin (Ministry of Transport); Major L. Roseveare (borough engineer, Eastbourne); Mr. J. R. Taylor (Ministry of Health); Dr. J. W. T. Walsh (National Physical Laboratory). The secretary of the Committee is Dr. H. F. Gillbe, of the Ministry of Transport, and its terms of reference are: “To examine and report what steps could be taken for securing more efficient and uniform street lighting, with particular reference to the convenience and safety of traffic and with due regard to the requirements of residential and shopping areas, and to make recommendations”.

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    Committee on Street Lighting. Nature 134, 22 (1934).

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