§ 84. Mr. Bidwell
asked the Minister of Transport if she will give a general direction, in the public interest, to the British Railways Board to ensure that there is no discrimination against coloured railway workers in considering personnel for promotion.
§ 85. Mr. Fisher
asked the Minister of Transport, in view of the fact that a colour bar is in operation for promotional employment at certain stations, whether she will give a general direction to British Railways to discontinue this practice.
§ 89. Mr. Thorpe
asked the Minister of Transport if she will give a general direction, in the national interest, to British Railways that in making staff appointments at all levels the racial origins of applicants should be ignored.
§ Mr. John Morris
I would refer to the Answer given to my hon. Friend the Member for Holborn and St. Pancras, South (Mrs. Lena Jeger) on Friday, 15th July, 1966.