HC Deb 10 March 1925 vol 181 c1150W

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will submit a return to the House showing the number of omnibuses owned by the London General Omnibus Company and associated companies, and the number of omnibuses privately owned, operating in the London traffic area for 1923, 1924 and 1925?

Colonel ASHLEY

It is not possible to obtain a return of the total number of omnibuses operating in the London traffic area during any given year. The figures given below show the number of licences issued by the Commissioner of Police of the metropolis during 1923, 1924 and the two months ended 28th February, 1925:

1923. 1924 For the two months ended 28th Feb., 1925.
London General Omnibus Company. 4,472 4,272 779
South Metropolitan Electric Tramways and Lighting Company, Limited.
Tramways (M.E.T.) Omnibus Company, Limited.
Other Omnibus Proprietors. 645 1,105 222