HC Deb 29 April 1929 vol 227 cc1305-6W

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the reasons of the Customs Department for refusing to allow the West Riding Automobile Company, Limited, to establish a bonding of petrol store at Wakefield; and whether, in the special circumstances disclosed in relation to local navigation, he can see his way not to insist on the rule confining these bonding stores to a capacity of 200,000 gallons being rigidly enforced?


The reason is that the premises in question are far below the minimum size, which, in the interests of administrative economy, is required as a condition of bonding. The circumstances in regard to local navigation do not bear upon the matter, and it would be unfair to make an exception from the rule in favour of a particular firm.

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