Transport Bill

Part of Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th November 1946.

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"to provide for the establishment of a British Transport Commission concerned with transport and certain other related matters, to specify their powers and duties, to provide for the transfer to them of undertakings, parts of undertakings, property, rights, obligations and liabilities, to amend the law relating to transport, inland waterways, harbours and port facilities, to make certain consequential provision as to income tax, to make provision as to pensions and gratuities in the case of certain persons who become officers of the Minister of Transport, and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid," presented by Mr. Barnes; supported by Mr. Herbert Morrison, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Stafford Cripps, the Attorney-General and Mr. G. R. Strauss; to be read a Second time upon Monday next, and to be printed. [Bill 12.]