HC Deb 04 April 1940 vol 359 c309
29. Mr. Vyvyan Adams

asked the Home Secretary whether he will now introduce legislation to enable him to extend summer-time by a further hour?

Sir J. Anderson

No, Sir. I am not aware of any demand for this change on the part of those who would be most affected by it.

Mr. Adams

Is it not worth while reducing black-out accidents to a minimum? Is my right hon. Friend aware that his refusal will, inevitably, mean a number of avoidable road deaths?

Sir J. Anderson

I do not think that conclusion can be drawn as regards the summer months.

Mr. George Griffiths

Is the Home Secretary aware that the miners would be opposed to this?

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