§ 45. Mr. HARRIS
asked the Prime Minister whether His Majesty's Government have considered the Report of the Select Committee on London Traffic which was presented last Session; and whether they propose to take steps in the present Session for establishing some adequate authority for the regulation of such traffic?
51. Mr. F. HALL
asked the Prime Minister if the Government has considered the recommendations made by the Select Committee on Motor Traffic for further securing public safety in the streets of the Metropolitan area; if, in view of the urgency of the matter, the Government intends to introduce and press forward proposals for dealing with such of the recommendations as require legislative sanction; whether legislation will be necessary to establish a special traffic branch of the Board of Trade on the lines sug- 576 gested; and if it is proposed to take the necessary steps with that object in the present Session?
§ The PRIME MINISTER (Mr. Asquith)
The matter is receiving the careful consideration of the various Departments concerned.
§ Mr. KELLAWAY
Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether the House will be given an opportunity of discussing the report?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
The matter is under consideration by the Departments, and I would rather not give an answer.