HC Deb 25 April 1907 vol 173 c243
MR. LLOYD MORGAN (Carmarthenshire, W.)

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will state, for the last five years, the amount paid by passengers by rail for the insurance of personal luggage; the amount of insurance paid on parcels forwarded by railways but not accompanying or belonging to passengers; the amount of claims made against railway companies having termini in London; the amount of compensation paid in settlement of claims, distinguishing those for insured and uninsured passenger luggage; and if he will include this information in the annual Report and Returns made by his Department to Parliament.

(Answered by Mr. Lloyd-George.) The; particulars asked for by my hon. friend are not in the possession of the Board of Trade. The question whether it is desirable to obtain this information or any part of it for inclusion in the annual Railway Returns (Capital and Traffic) shall be referred to the Departmental Committee which is now considering the subject of Railway Returns and Accounts.