§ Mr. Glossop
I beg leave to present a Petition on behalf of a large number of persons in the Northern Traffic Area against the nationalisation of the road transport industry. The Petition has been signed by 22,752 persons. The Prayer of the Petition is as follows:We, your Petitioners, numbly pray your honourable House to reject any proposals which may hereafter be submitted to Parliament for approval, or for legislation with the object of replacing private enterprise in the provision of road transport by a nationalised, or Government-controlled system of trans. port, and your Petitioners as in duty bound will ever prayTo lie upon the Table.