But the Canadian and British governments appointed other committees and task forces to create reports that provided a blueprint for the future. In Great Britain in 1942, Sir William Beveridge published his famous report, which advocated a national healthservice, revised approaches to unemployment relief and slum clearance. The Canadian Cabinet Sub-Committee on Reconstruction hired a British-trained, McGill-based sociologist, Leonard Marsh, to review Canada’s existing social programs and assess its future needs. On March 16, 1943, his Report on Social Security for Canada was leaked to the press. Like Sir William Beveridge, who came to Ottawa in June to testify before the House of Commons Special Committee on Social Security, Marsh strongly advocated central government direction of housing, health care and job creation, along with the maintenance of full employment. Since he was a member of Heagerty’s Advisory Committee, he had been privy to that group’s research and deliberations. But, like many Canadian government reports, the Marsh report failed to attract support, largely because its comprehensive approach to social welfare program planning did not fit with the Department of Finance’s focus on economic growth.