Lighting

Oral Answers to Questions — Palace of Westminster – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th October 1949.

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Photo of Sir Frank Medlicott Sir Frank Medlicott , Norfolk Eastern 12:00 am, 24th October 1949

asked the Minister of Works if he is now prepared to restore normal lighting in all parts of the Palace of Westminster, including the lamps on the Terrace river front.

Photo of Mr Charles Key Mr Charles Key , Poplar Bow and Bromley

The existing D.C. supply cannot take any further load but a new A.C. supply will be available in about six months, and further improvements will then be possible. The lamps on the Terrace have very rarely been lit during the past 20 years.