HC Deb 15 May 1924 vol 173 cc1537-8
31. Mr. LUMLEY

asked the Home Secretary why it is necessary to hold up traffic in Trafalgar Square and the vicinity for 35 minutes before a procession passes; and whether he will take steps to introduce a better system of communication to report the progress of a procession, so as to avoid such a long delay for large numbers of people and for large fleets of vehicles?


I find on inquiry that the traffic was held up on Tuesday last for an unnecessarily long time owing to a misunderstanding. I have no reason to think that such a mistake is likely to recur.

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