HC Deb 01 December 1965 vol 721 cc184-5W
Mr. Bessell

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will introduce legislation to amend the Transport Act 1962 so as to prevent unfair competition between coastal shipping and British Railways.

Mr. Tom Fraser

Section 53 of the Transport Act 1962 was enacted to provide safeguards for coastal shipping against unfair competition from the railways. If the hon. Member considers these provisions in need of amendment and will suggest how and why, I will look into the matter.

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