HC Deb 07 March 1917 vol 91 c413W
Sir J. D. REES

asked the President of the Board of Trade why, while theatrical companies are allowed 25 per cent. rebate off the 50 per cent. excess railway fares, commercial travellers have to pay the whole excess charge?


For a long time theatrical companies have been allowed to travel at special fares when travelling in companies, but those fares have in all cases been increased by 50 per cent. since 1st January last,