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Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Used Motor Vehicles (Prices). ( 9 Apr 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Owing to the increased difficulty and expense in obtaining repairs to private cars at the present time, a fair price for a vehicle depends to a much greater extent than formerly on its condition, and prices fixed on any other basis than the examination of individual vehicles would be too high for a car in poor condition or too low for one in good condition. Even the pre-war guides, which...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Used Motor Vehicles (Prices). ( 9 Apr 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Not yet.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Docks Clearance, Glasgow. (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I am satisfied that there is at present no shortage of road vehicles for this purpose.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Docks Clearance, Glasgow. (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: That is entirely a different question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Docks Clearance, Glasgow. (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Lack of storage accommodation in the Glasgow area is not at present retarding quay clearance or delaying the turn-round of ships; but the present reserve is insufficient to meet possible demands, and further suitable accommodation is being sought. An officer was recently appointed in South-West Scotland to see that the best use was made of suitable premises.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Docks Clearance, Glasgow. (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: A lot of "things besides unloading and loading come into the holding-up of ships. I am responsible only for that side of the picture.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Docks Clearance, Glasgow. (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I can answer that straight away. That is not so.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Docks Clearance, Glasgow. (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I do not think that is for me to answer.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Docks Clearance, Glasgow. (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Certainly, Sir.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Docks Clearance, Glasgow. (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: If the hon. Member raises a Question about the Customs, no doubt the Chancellor of the Exchequer would reply.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Docks Clearance, Glasgow. (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The position in Glasgow is not at all bad. It is probably as good as in any other of the Western ports. I refuse to be responsible for answering for the whole policy of the Government. I am in charge of my Department only, and if hon. Members want to question the whole position of the docks in a general sense, they must address a Question to the Prime Minister.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Seed Potatoes, Scotland (Railway Facilities) (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I am informed that in view of the large tonnage of seed potatoes to be transported from Scotland to England this year and the pressure on the railway facilities, arrangements were made in agreement with my right hon. Friend the Minister of Food for seed potatoes consigned to certain counties in England and Wales to be sent by coastal shipping. Consequently an embargo was placed upon the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Seed Potatoes, Scotland (Railway Facilities) (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I will make further inquiries, but I understand from my right hon. Friend who is in charge of shipping that there is no trouble about taking seed potatoes. On the rail side, we are carrying over 2,000 tons a night.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Seed Potatoes, Scotland (Railway Facilities) (26 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Certainly.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: "help-Your-Neighbour" Scheme. (19 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The "Help-Your-Neighbour" scheme does not apply to casual lifts. The second part of the Question does not therefore arise.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Compartments (Reservation) (19 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Under certain conditions, compartments have to be set aside. When this is done, the sign, "Not for public use," is employed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Compartments (Reservation) (19 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: They are rather curious. The categories are: Broken windows, infectious diseases, corpses, high Service officials, lunatics, convicts and Cabinet Ministers.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Compartments (Reservation) (19 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I will look into the matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Armed Forces (First-Class Compartments) (19 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The instructions were given on 23rd July, 1940, and I am advisd that there is no evidence that they were not observed on the occasion to which my hon. Friend refers. The passengers who joined the train were, however, 300 in excess of the seating accommodation available, and arrangements have been made to run a relief train on Friday next, 21st March.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Armed Forces (First-Class Compartments) (19 Mar 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Did my hon. Friend say there was no alternative accommodation?


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