Members (Railway Vouchers).

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons. – in the House of Commons on 24th November 1931.

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Photo of Mr Rhys Davies Mr Rhys Davies , Westhoughton


asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many Members of this House have availed themselves of the opportunity to travel third class between Westminster and their constituencies?

Photo of Mr Walter Elliot Mr Walter Elliot , Glasgow Kelvingrove

The information in question could only be obtained by a detailed examination of used vouchers, and then only for a period some time past, and I am satisfied that the labour involved in ascertaining precise figures would not be justified.

Photo of Mr John McGovern Mr John McGovern , Glasgow Shettleston

In view of scientific developments, will the hon. and gallant Gentleman consider aeroplanes as a new means of travel?

Photo of Mr Geoffrey Peto Mr Geoffrey Peto , Wolverhampton Bilston

Does not my hon. and gallant Friend think, considering all the other economies which are compulsory throughout the country, that this economy also should be made compulsory?