HC Deb 25 July 1985 vol 83 c630W
Mr. Silvester

asked the Lord Privy Seal what measures are being taken to reduce queues at the entrance to the line of route for visitors to the Palace of Westminster.

Mr. Biffen

The Services Committee has approved the following additional measures for visitors to the Line of Route with effect from 21 October 1985:

  1. (1) The special permit system, currently operating between March and July will be taken into use throughout the remainder of the sitting year.
  2. (2) The door at Norman porch will be opened daily at 9.30 am instead of 10 am.