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Motor Omnibus And Trolley Vehicle Traffic

Volume 65: debated on Thursday 30 July 1914

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Ordered, That so much of the Lords Message [ 20th July], as communicated the Resolution, "That it is desirable that a Joint Committee of both Houses be appointed to inquire and report as to the present Law relating to the running of Motor Omnibuses and Trolley Vehicles under statutory powers and otherwise;

Total Surpluses226,76653
Total Deficits141,904129
Net Surplus£84,861126

And whereas the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury have temporarily authorised the application of so much of the said total surpluses on certain Grants for Army Services as is necessary to make good the said total deficits on other Grants for Army Services.

2. That the application of such sums be sanctioned.—[ Mr. Gulland.]

whether any amendment is necessary with respect to the control to be exercised by local authorities; and what contribution, if any, should be payable towards the cost of road maintenance by the proprietors of such vehicles," be now considered.—[ Mr. Gulland.]

Lords Message considered accordingly.

Resolved, "That this House doth concur with the Lords in the said Resolution."—[ Mr. Gulland.]

Message to the Lords to acquaint them therewith.