§ ME. KIMBER (Wandsworth)
I beg to ask the First Commissioner of Works whose duty it is, at times of snow storms, to clean Trafalgar Square; whether it rests with Her Majesty's Office of Works, or with the parish vestry of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; and whether, when the City and Liberty of Westminster is incorporated, it is proposed to hand over Trafalgar Square to the Corporation.
§ THE FIRST COMMISSIONER OF WORKS (Mr. AKERS DOUGLAS,) Kent, St. Augustine's
The cleaning of Trafalgar Square is in the charge of the Office of Works. The answer to the last paragraph of my hon. friend's question is in the negative.
§ SIR. KIMBER
Under what authority does the Office of Works claim this, and what steps are taken to do the work