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Commission's Accounts

Volume 480: debated on Monday 6 November 1950

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asked the Minister of Transport if he will direct that in future years the accounts of the Transport Commission shall show how much profit or loss, after allowing for interest and central charges, the railways and road haulage respectively, made in the year covered by the Transport Commission's latest annual Report, with comparative figures for earlier years.

No. For the reasons given in paragraph 54 of the Report of the British Transport Commission for 1949, I do not consider it would be practicable to allocate the charges in the way suggested.