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Tower Bridge Closing

Volume 437: debated on Monday 5 May 1947

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asked the Minister of Transport if he is aware that companies and individuals suffered delay and loss by the closing of Tower Bridge, congestion of traffic on London Bridge and in other respects due to the recent strike; and whether he will introduce legislation to enable compensation to be paid to such sufferers.

No, Sir; but as the hon. Member is no doubt aware the Government have made naval personnel available to work the bridge.