HC Deb 02 June 1960 vol 624 cc157-8W
Sir C. Black

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will consider taking powers which would enable him to raise the speed limit in parks in which it is now subject to control by the local authorities, in view of the fact that such a speed limit is unrealistic in modern conditions.

Mr. Marples

This is generally a local matter which is properly the responsibility of the park authority. The few cases—outside the Royal Parks—where park roads are used extensively by through traffic would not justify my taking the powers suggested by my hon Friend.

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