HC Deb 07 April 1952 vol 498 cc175-7W
44. Mr. Grimond

asked the Minister of Transport why he has withdrawn the licence granted to Northern Roadways Limited, to run services from Scotland to

pedal cyclists were killed and injured during daylight and during hours of darkness, respectively, in 1938 and 1951, respectively.

Mr. Maclay

I regret that all the information asked for is not available. The following are the available figures:

London and other towns, thereby depriving 30,000 potential passengers of cheap transport.

70. Major Anstruther-Gray

asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that Northern Roadways Limited offers a service on terms more favourable to the travelling public than those provided by nationalised transport undertakings, as a result of whose representations their licence is to be withdrawn; and whether he will withhold consent to this elimination of private enterprise in the interests of public monopoly to the detriment of the travelling and tourist public.

Mr. Maclay

I would refer the hon. Members to the statement I made in the House last Friday.

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