The seating in 95 single-decked omnibuses in the West and East Ridings of Yorkshire has been re-arranged in order to permit the carriage in each vehicle of between 20 and 30 standing passengers. This conversion has been effected in response to an appeal made by my Noble Friend to operators of Omnibus Services throughout the country. My Noble Friend has asked operators to convert as many single-decked vehicles as possible which are working on appropriate routes, provided they are mechanically fit. In selecting routes and vehicles. Regional Transport Commis- sioners keep in close touch with the local officers of the Transport and General Workers' Union, whose co-operation has-been most helpful.