HC Deb 15 January 1964 vol 687 cc31-2W
48. Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that, unlike the chairmen of other nationalised

Mr. Marples

It is not possible to say how many accidents were caused by motor vehicles; the following table gives the total number of road accidents and deaths there from in each year and also the total number of motor vehicles involved in accidents.

Following is the table:

boards, the Chairman of British Railways does not reply personally to letters sent to him by Members of Parliament; and whether he will, in the public interest, issue a general direction to the Railways Hoard that they shall follow the practice of the other nationalised industries in this regard.

Mr. Marples

This is a matter for the British Railways Board, and not one on which a direction would be appropriate.

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