Fire Watchers (Railway Tickkets).

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 12th February 1941.

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Photo of Mr Vernon Bartlett Mr Vernon Bartlett , Bridgwater

asked the Minister of Transport (1) whether the validity of workmen's tickets on the railways will be extended to cover a period of two days for fire-watchers who have to spend the night at their works or offices;

(2) whether he can arrange that workmens' tickets on the railways should be available for fire-watchers proceeding to their duties in the evening?

Photo of Mr Frederick Montague Mr Frederick Montague , Islington West

My right hon. Friend is waiting a full report from the Railway Executive Committee upon the issues raised. If my hon. Friend will repeat his Question later, he hopes to be in a position to reply.