HC Deb 10 July 1961 vol 644 cc9-10W
Mr. McAdden

asked the Minister of Transport how many officials of his Department are authorised to enter private residential and landed property without the necessity of obtaining the owner's or occupier's permission.

Mr. Marples

2,028. This figure includes 1,243, in the categories of driving

Mr. Barber

The required particulars are as follows.

and traffic examiners and clerks to licensing authorities and their staffs, who are restricted by administrative action from using the powers in question, and 41 coastguard officers who have power to hold preliminary inquiries under the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, but have not in fact conducted such inquiries for many years.