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Lorry Journeys, Deptford

Volume 446: debated on Tuesday 27 January 1948

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asked the Minister of Transport if he has considered details which have been sent to him of a 5-ton lorry which daily takes prisoners of war from Shortlands, Kent, to Deptford and back; and if he will take steps to stop this waste of petrol.

Yes. The work at Deptford for which these particular journeys were made ceased on 13th January. There was no waste of petrol as a 5-ton lorry was used only when it had to make the journey in any case.