HC Deb 05 June 1919 vol 116 cc2209-10
73. Lieut.-Colonel A. HERBERT

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether light railways are to be promoted 'to assist in transporting farm produce in various different areas?


It is for the purpose of improving the transport facilities of the country, both in the way indicated in the question and in other ways, that the Government is now seeking powers to establish a Ministry of Ways and Communications.