HC Deb 31 July 1946 vol 426 c216W
Mr. Nally

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what has been the response to his circular advising licensing justices to support uniform opening and closing hours; and whether he will give a list of the areas where such uniform opening hours are not yet in operation.

Mr. Ede

I cannot give anything in the nature of a complete list, but according to Press reports which I have seen, uniform hours have been agreed at Barrow, Burton, Chester, Darlington, Dartford, Derby. Dewsbury, Doncaster, Gateshead, Folkestone, Hull, King's Lynn, Kingston, Luton, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Nottingham, Peterborough, Preston, St. Albans, Salford, South Shields, Stockton, Sunderland, Tyne-mouth, Wallsend and Walsall.