HC Deb 04 December 1961 vol 650 c107W
23. Mr. Mason

asked the Minister of Aviation how many licences have been granted to independent air line companies to operate services at present covered by British European Airways; why they were granted; and to what extent a better service will ensue.

Mr. Thorneycroft

The licences granted, the reasons for granting them and the advantages which are expected to ensue are set out in the relevant decisions of the Air Transport Licensing Board and in particular that dated 23rd November.