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Official Cars (Priority Badges)

Volume 414: debated on Monday 22 October 1945

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asked the Minister of War Transport why official cars allotted to Ministers and Government officials are still permitted to carry priority labels.

Instructions have been issued to all holders of these badges to discontinue their use and the badges are being returned.

While thanking the right hon. Gentleman for this overdue release from bureaucracy may I ask whether he will consider transferring these priorities to his right hon. Friend the Minister of Health in order to assist him to build some houses?

I would like to remind my hon. Friend that this was a left-over from the last Government. We have soon remedied it.