Mr. J. J. Davidson
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport when the Scottish organisation known as Northern Roadways, Limited, was established; and what is the number of omnibuses or other petrol-driven vehicles bought and now being run by this firm since their establishment.
§ Mr. Noel-Baker
I understand that Northern Roadways, Ltd., was registered as a company on 20th June, 1941. It operate 28 public service vehicles in Scotland; 24 of them are owned by the company; the other 4 are hired. The company holds no carriers' licences or defence permits for goods vehicles in the Scottish region.