§ 142. Mr. Awbery
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will take action to make it a legal obligation on all garage proprietors to notify the local authority of any change of ownership or any alteration in the construction of a garage or petrol storage place.
§ Sir D. Maxwell Fyfe
Under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act, 1928, local licensing authorities are empowered to attach to any licence which they may grant, conditions as to the safe keeping of petroleum spirit. I am advised that such conditions could include requirements of the kind to which the hon. Member refers.