"Aquitania" (Vacant Berths)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1949.

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Photo of Sir Edward Keeling Sir Edward Keeling , Twickenham 12:00 am, 7th July 1949

Yes, but is not the existence of these vacant berths quite inconsistent with the statement made by the President of the Board of Trade on 21st June, when, claiming that the Government's policy of encouraging American tourists had been completely successful, he said that all accommodation on eastbound ships had been fully booked for many weeks past?