HC Deb 05 April 1909 vol 3 cc881-2W

asked the President of the Local Government Board how many applications for speed limits (under section 9 of the Motor Act, 1903) have been received during the years 1905, 1906, 1907, and 1908, and up to 31st March,. 1909; and how many have been granted?


The following table gives particulars as to the number of cases in which applications were made to the Local Government Board under section 9 of the Motor-Gar Act, 1903, and in which Orders were granted or promised in each of the years referred to:—

Year Number received. Number granted or promised
1905 5
1906 4 3
1907 25 5
1908 48 12
1909 13 19
Total 95 39

During this period five applications have been refused and 12 have been withdrawn or are in abeyance. There are 41 cases in which correspondence is still proceeding.