§ 51. Sir Frank Sanderson
asked the Lord President of the Council the approximate number of seats to be erected by the Office of Works for the Coronation; the range of prices for the seats; whether any of them are to be free; and the basis upon which the seats are to be allocated to the general public?
§ The Lord President of the Council (Mr. Ramsay MacDonald)
The approximate number of seats to be erected will, as has already been stated, be about 85,000. As regards the remaining parts of the questions, I cannot as yet add to the reply I gave on 28th January to the hon. and gallant Member for South Salford (Mr. Stourton) and the hon. Member for East Dorset (Mr. Hall-Caine).
§ 50. Mr. Sandys
asked the Lord President of the Council whether he is aware that the noise caused by cinematograph operators had a disturbing effect upon the conduct of the Silver Jubilee ceremony in Westminster Hall in May, 1935; and whether, in the event of cinematograph operators being admitted to the Coronation ceremony, precautions will be taken to avoid the recurrence of such disturbance?
§ Mr. R. MacDonald
I can assure my hon. Friend that if cinematograph cameras are admitted to Westminster Abbey at the Coronation, every precaution will be taken to avoid noise in their operation. I am obliged to my hon. Friend for drawing my special attention to this point.