Oral Answers to Questions — London Traffic.

– in the House of Commons on 22nd October 1919.

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Photo of Mr James Rowlands Mr James Rowlands , Dartford

35.

asked whether the Report of the Select Committee dealing with London traffic has been considered by him; and how many of the recommendations have been passed by the Government?

Photo of Mr Robert Mason Mr Robert Mason , Wansbeck

40.

asked the Minister of Transport if he is aware that the Select Committee on London Traffic suggested that a central traffic board should be appointed in London for dealing with this question; and whether he is prepared to adopt this recommendation?

Photo of Mr Alfred Yeo Mr Alfred Yeo , Poplar South Poplar

52.

asked the Prime Minister if he has considered the recommendations of the London Traffic Committee; and whether he is prepared to adopt any of these?

Photo of Mr John Lort-Williams Mr John Lort-Williams , Bermondsey Rotherhithe

55.

asked the Prime Minister whether he has had an opportunity of considering the Report of the special Committee which dealt with the London traffic problem?

Photo of Mr Henry Purchase Mr Henry Purchase , Lambeth Kennington

56.

asked the Prime Minister whether the proposal of the London Traffic Committee that there should be a traffic board for London has his approval; and whether he intends to adopt it?

Photo of Sir Eric Geddes Sir Eric Geddes , Cambridge

The Report of the Select Committee on London traffic has been considered by the Cabinet, and it has been decided that all questions of traffic in the London area will be dealt with by the Ministry of Transport. An Advisory Committee broadly on the lines of the recommendations of the Select Committee will be appointed to advise and assist the Ministry.