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Petrol (Lead Content)

Volume 893: debated on Friday 13 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will now take steps to reduce the lead content in petrol; and if he will make a statement.

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Energy informed the House on 9th December that the medical and economic factors affecting the possible need for reductions in the lead content of petrol were to be reviewed. We hope to be able to announce the conclusions of this review before the Summer Recess.