HC Deb 09 April 1952 vol 498 cc2730-1

The following Question stood upon the Order Paper:

59. MR. JOHN RANKIN,—To ask the Minister of Civil Aviation why he proposes to return British European Airways internal services to private enterprise, in view of the fact that the services are now being successfully operated.

At the end of Questions

Mr. Rankin

In view of the Prime Minister's statement this afternoon about the nationalised industries, and in view of the nature of my Question, which deals with much the same subject, could I ask permission from you, Mr. Speaker, to get the Minister to give a reply to my Question?

Mr. Speaker

No, I am afraid not. I have not been asked by the Minister to facilitate him to give an answer.