HC Deb 18 February 1931 vol 248 c1237
37. Mr. DAY

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether he has received any recent complaints about the activities of low-flying aircraft on Sundays; and whether complaints have been made to his Department as to the breach of regulations under the Air Navigation Order?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for AIR (Mr. Montague)

One or two such complaints have recently been received. In my reply to a question by the right hon. Member for Hendon (Sir P. Cunliffe-Lister) on 2nd July last, I outlined the action which the Air Ministry has taken to minimise the inconvenience to residents and to prohibit any avoidable low-flying.


Is the hon. Gentleman satisfied that these complaints are real complaints against low flying, and are not merely due to machines taking off?


Is not any flying on Sundays a breach of the Lords Day Observance Act?


I am satisfied that these complaints are properly gone into, and we are doing everything we can to minimise inconvenience.