HC Deb 04 November 1920 vol 134 cc599-600W

asked the Minister of Transport whether his attention has been called to the recent char-à-banc accident at Oxenhope, near Keighley, on Saturday, 30th October; and whether his department will be represented at the inquiry, and at all subsequent inquiries of equal importance, so that, in view of the extension of this form of locomotion, his Department may be in possession of the fullest amount of information needed for the framing of regulations which may be deemed essential to minimise danger?


Directly the accident referred to by my hon. Friend was reported in the Press, an Inspector of my Department was instructed to visit Keighley and to inquire into the circumstances. He is now on the spot and I am awaiting a report from him. As regards the second part of the question, I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer given to the Noble Lord the Member for South Battersea (Viscount Curzon) on 1st November.