27. Mr. TEMPLE MORRIS
asked the Minister of Transport the number of prosecutions in the country in each of the last six months for over-running traffic lights; and what steps are taken to exercise an effective supervision of the working of these lights so that under no circumstances are they likely to cease to operate unexpectedly?
§ Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM
I am informed that the information for which my hon. Friends asks with regard to prosecutions is not available. The lights are inspected periodically, and in the event of a breakdown being observed, the police would immediately notify the responsible authority and arrange for the direction of traffic meanwhile.