HC Deb 31 July 1923 vol 167 c1300W

asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps the Government is now taking to make the necessary alterations in the existing law affecting the use of life-saving appliances on the lines of the recommendations of the Report of the Merchant Shipping Advisory Committee; and when the necessary Regulations will be laid before Parliament?

Viscount WOLMER

A draft of revised Life Saving Appliances Rules, based on the recommendation of the Merchant Shipping Advisory Committee, has been forwarded to that Committee for examination and consideration. The revised Rules will be laid before Parliament as soon as the draft is settled.