HC Deb 10 February 1960 vol 617 c52W
Mr. Mellish

asked the Minister of Transport if he is aware that London Transport Executives' omnibuses are scheduled to run at 8¼ miles per hour because of traffic congestion; and, in view of the financial saving which would result if omnibuses were scheduled to run at 10 miles per hour, what steps he is taking to relieve the congestion.

Mr. Marples

I am fully aware of the need, in the joint interests of economy and efficiency, to relieve traffic congestion. As I informed the hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr. Grimond) on 3rd February, I hope to announce my plans in the near future.

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