§ Mr. Ede
asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation to give a list of the places in which are situated the seamen's canteens to which he proposes that the Licensing (Seamen's Canteens) Bill should apply; and the number of canteens in each place.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
After consulting the Merchant Navy Welfare Board I have certified the need for Seamen's Canteens at the following places for the purposes of the Licensing (Seamen's Canteens) Act, 1954:
England and Wales Place No. of Canteens Avonmouth 1 Barrow-in-Furness 1 Cardiff 3 Heysham 1 Hull 2 Liverpool 4 London 4 Middlesbrough 2 Newcastle-on-Tyne 1 Southampton 1 South Shields 2 Scotland Glasgow 3
Two other canteens at present authorised under Defence Regulation 60AA at Limpsfield and Kendal are still under consideration.