§ 32. Mr. E. HARMSWORTH
asked the Prime Minister how many motor cars are at present in use by all the various Government Departments; and how many motor cars were in use by all the various Government Departments at this period of the year in 1914?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Mr. Baldwin)
The number of motor cars in use in London by Government Departments is:
— 1921. 1914. Admiralty 5 none War Office 10 3 Air Ministry 5 none -20 —3 Civil Departments— G.P.O 1 1 Ministry of Munitions 1 none -2 —1 22 4
§ Mr. HARMSWORTH
Does the right hon. Gentleman see any reason why there should be such a great increase in the 2002 number of cars used by the Department in comparison with 1914, and might not the very useful economy be made of discontinuing the running of the majority of these cars?
§ Mr. HAILW00D
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that a great many businesses are using motor cars for the purpose of economy?