HC Deb 02 February 1961 vol 633 c144W
54. Mr. Greenwood

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has for Customs inspections to take place on trains and coaches from ports and airports with a view to facilitating the arrival of travellers from abroad.

Mr. Barber

This suggestion has been carefully considered many times, but in the circumstances of the United Kingdom the conclusion is that Customs examination on trains and coaches would be inconvenient for travellers and preclude an economical and effective Customs control.

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