§ Mr. Chichester-Clark
asked the Minister of Aviation whether he will now take steps to ensure that alternative applications for licences by competitors on United Kingdom domestic' air routes are considered.342W
§ Mr. Mulley
Under the existing licensing legislation any British airline is entitled to apply to the Air Transport Licensing Board for such a licence. All such applications are considered on their merits, in the light of the factors set out in Section 2 of the Civil Aviation (Licensing) Act, 1960.