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Withdrawal Of Services

Volume 649: debated on Wednesday 15 November 1961

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asked the Minister of Transport if he will give a general direction to the British Transport Commission that in the event of railway closures or curtailments in services, the Members of Parliament concerned shall be informed of such decisions.

No. It is already the practice of the Commission to notify hon. Members, whose constituents might be affected, of proposals for withdrawals of services. This action is taken when the Commission submits its proposals to the Transport Users Consultative Committees.