Motor Cars (Shipment to Canada)

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

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Photo of Captain Albert Blackburn Captain Albert Blackburn , Birmingham King's Norton 12:00 am, 24th October 1949

asked the Minister of Transport what arrangements he is making to ensure the delivery to Canada of Austin motor cars ordered by Canadian customers.

Photo of Mr Alfred Barnes Mr Alfred Barnes , East Ham South

These arrangements are, of course, the responsibility of the shippers and the shipping lines concerned, but I understand that the cars arriving at the loading ports for Canada are being shipped without delay and that there is no shortage of shipping space.