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New Motor Cars (Permits)

Volume 414: debated on Monday 15 October 1945

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asked the Minister of War Transport on what basis permits are now being granted to the public to obtain new motor cars; and whether permits can be issued to those who wore out their motor cars in their CD. activities during the war.

The criterion governing the issue of permits is need in the national interest rather than the circumstances in which a person may find himself without a car. Persons who have used their cars for Civil Defence purposes are, of course, eligible for permits according to the merits of their case.