HC Deb 17 June 1953 vol 516 cc952-3

The following Question stood upon the Order Paper:


TO ask the Minister of Civil Aviation, what decision has been taken with regard to the compulsory installation of rearward-facing seats in British passenger air liners.

Mr. Shackleton

May I point out to the Minister, Mr. Speaker, that there appears to be a mistake on the Paper. You were kind enough to call my attention to the fact that this was my Question.

Mr. Speaker

The Question originally stood in the name of the hon. Member for Dover (Mr. Arbuthnot). I was just informed that the Question was cancelled, and then I was told that there was an error and that the Question belonged to the hon. Gentleman for Preston, South (Mr. Shackleton), who has asked it. In the circumstances, if the Minister has not the answer, it would be unfair to expect him to give it.

Mr. Profumo

I had the answer down for the hon. Member for Dover. It is:

I have nothing to add to the reply I gave to a similar question by the hon. Member for Uxbridge (Mr. Beswick) on 4th February.