Railways (Grouping).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 10th July 1922.

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Photo of Sir Patrick Hannon Sir Patrick Hannon , Birmingham Moseley

Is the hon. Gentleman aware of the terrible burden of railway rates on the industry of this country, and that a reduction of rates can only be effected by either of two things—by a reduction of railwaymen's wages, or by economies—and that the sooner we can have economies the better?