HC Deb 26 March 1935 vol 299 c1727

asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of watched lights, unwatched lights, and lighted buoys that failed during the last six months under the administration of Trinity House, Northern Lights, and Irish Lights, respectively?


I am informed by the authorities mentioned that the number of failures or partial failures which occurred in their services during the past six months is respectively as follows:

Trinity House:
21 watched lights.
2 unwatched lights.
28 lighted buoys.
Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses:
12 unwatched lights.
9 lighted buoys.
Commissioners of Irish Lights:
1 watched light.
10 unwatched lights.
23 lighted buoys.