HC Deb 07 August 1919 vol 119 c552
93. Lieut.-Colonel WILLEY

asked the President of the Board of Trade when de finite sanction can be given for the erection of supplementary transit sheds at internal points, with a view to relieving congestion of merchandise at the ports; if any sites have yet been settled upon; and, if not, what advice is being taken with regard to their selection?


I understand that my right hon. Friend the Shipping Controller is in. consultation with the Railway Executive Committee with regard to a scheme prepared by the Port and Transit Executive Committee for the erection of transit sheds, but that no definite sites have yet been decided upon.

Captain W. BENN

Is it a fact that some of the docks in London are permanently reserved for the service of the Russian Expedition?


I should like notice of that question.