§ Mr. H. Lawson
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport if he will authorise the removal of the masks at present fixed to automatic traffic signals during the hours of darkness.
§ Mr. Noel-Baker
The masks serve to reduce the dazzle from the lights of automatic traffic signals, and I think that this will be of advantage until pre-war standards of street lighting can be restored. I hope my hon. Friend may agree, therefore, that it would be premature to order the general removal of masks.