Oral Answers to Questions — Lighthouses and Lightships.

– in the House of Commons on 20th June 1932.

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Photo of Mr David Adams Mr David Adams , Poplar South Poplar

36.

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will consider taking steps to co-ordinate into one service the services administered by the Northern Lights Commissioners, the Irish Lights Commissioners, and the Trinity House in so far as lighthouses and lightships are concerned?

Photo of Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha , Plymouth, Devonport

This proposal was considered in 1908 by the Royal Commission on Lighthouse Administration, which reported against it. The grounds of that opinion have not been invalidated by the experience gained since that date.