Slow Horse Traffic (London).

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 29th March 1920.

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Lieut.-Colonel MALONE:

56.

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will consider the diversion of slow horse traffic from certain thoroughfares in London during the most crowded periods of the day?

Photo of Sir Eric Geddes Sir Eric Geddes , Cambridge

The Advisory Committee have recommended that additional powers be taken which would render possible the diversion suggested if considered necessary in the interests of general traffic.

Lieut.-Colonel MURRAY:

Do these powers contemplate the abolition of anything beyond mechanically-controlled traffic?

Photo of Sir Eric Geddes Sir Eric Geddes , Cambridge

I must have notice of that.

Photo of Sir Robert Chadwick Sir Robert Chadwick , Barrow-in-Furness

Does the right hon. Gentleman separate the different classes of traffic?

Photo of Mr George Terrell Mr George Terrell , Chippenham

Will the right hon. Gentleman lay the Report of the Advisory Committee on the Table of the House?

Photo of Sir Eric Geddes Sir Eric Geddes , Cambridge

It is in the Report of the London Traffic Committee which has already been laid on the Table.

Photo of Sir Harry Brittain Sir Harry Brittain , Acton

Does it apply to all sorts of horse traffic and does slow horse traffic include race horses?