Coaching Services.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 27th July 1938.

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Photo of Sir Louis Smith Sir Louis Smith , Sheffield, Hallam

asked the Minister of Transport whether, in view of the growth of holidays with pay, he will issue to the various traffic commissioners advice in favour of greater elasticity in sanctioning coaching services?

Photo of Mr Edward Burgin Mr Edward Burgin , Luton

I am confident that any demonstrable need for the provision of coaching services arising out of the growth of holidays with pay will, as in any other case, receive due consideration by the Traffic Commissioners when granting road service licences.

Photo of Sir Louis Smith Sir Louis Smith , Sheffield, Hallam

Having regard to the short time in which the necessary changes might be made, will my right hon. Friend give instructions to his Department to watch the position carefully during August?