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Two Small Men Lose Appeals

21st December 1956
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1' WO small men, who conducted their

own cases, lost their appeals last week to the Transport Tribunal, One of them was Mr. Jack Millet, retail furnisher. 4 Linver Road, London, S.W.6, who appealed against the Metropolitan Licensing Authority's refusal to grant a B licence for a 5-cwt, van at present run under a C licence. He wanted to carry furniture and personal effects within a 20-mile radius.

After Mr. N. L. C. Macaskie, Q.C., acting president, had told him that he had failed to produce evidence of need. Mr. Millet commented that ii. seemed impossible to secure the evidence before the work was done.

The other unsuccessful appellant was Mr. J. St. P. Skidmore, 52 Purcell Street, London, N.1, who appealed against the Metropolitan Licensing Authority's refusal of an A licence for one vehicle to carry goods throughout Great Britain. He said that two concerns were willing to give him work and were at present having difficulty in securing transport.


WE regret to record the death of MR. HERBERT Anne. Mr. Allen was the chairman and general manager of Yelloway Motor Services, Ltd., Rochdale. He entered the industry in 1914 as a partner in Messrs. Allen's Motors, Bacup. When Yelloway were re-formed in 1931 he became managing director.

In 1938 he was elected chairman of the north-west division of the Commercial Motor Users' Association (public service vehicle section) and was also chairman of the national passengertransport section.


AIL1TAR Y vehicles returning from in the Mediterranean area and proceeding from ports to Service depots in Great Britain are to be exempt until March 31 next from the need for carrying two rear red lights. One red light will be sufficient, This cOncession is granted in the Road Vehicles Lighting (Special Exemption) Regulations, 1956, which came into operation last Saturday.

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