HC Deb 20 May 1936 vol 312 cc1194-5
59. Lieut. - Commander FLETCHER

asked the Minister of Transport whether, in view of the fact that no power at present exists to prevent the holding of motor reliability and other trials in completely unsuitable places, and as such trials are often a great nuisance to residents in quiet localities and sometimes dangerous as they take place on roads unsuitable for motor traffic, he will consider the introduction of legislation vesting in the police authority to stop and to regulate such trials?


I will bear the hon. and gallant, Member's suggestion in mind in connexion with any further legislation relating to highways.

Lieut.-Commander FLETCHER

While thanking the Minister for his reply, may I ask whether it is the case that no power exists to stop these trials in completely unsuitable places when the residents regard them as a nuisance and the police authorities as a danger?


The answer is in the affirmative.