HC Deb 25 May 1933 vol 278 c1263
34. Mr. LECKIE

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, for the convenience of visitors from the country, he will arrange for the glasshouses at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, to be opened from 10 o'clock onwards on all week days instead of on Tuesdays and Fridays only, as at present?


These glasshouses are open to the public every day from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and on Tuesdays and Fridays, which are students' days, also from 10 a.m. to 11.45 a.m. I regret I cannot see my way to adopt my hon. Friend's suggestion, having regard to the time occupied in cultural operations, rearrangement of plants, and other necessary work in the glasshouses.