Oral Answers to Questions — Accident, Acton.

– in the House of Commons on 11th December 1931.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Sir Assheton Pownall Lieut-Colonel Sir Assheton Pownall , Lewisham East

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asked the Minister of Transport whether his attention had been drawn to the verdict of the coroner's jury that inefficient lighting outside the pensions office in the Vale, Acton, was responsible for an accident which caused the death of two women employed in the pensions department; and whether he will take up the matter with the Acton local authorities with a view to improving the lighting in this road?

Photo of Sir Percy Pybus Sir Percy Pybus , Harwich

Yes, Sir. The local authority is responsible for the lighting of the street, and their attention is being drawn to the matter.