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Volume 895: debated on Monday 7 July 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the present arrangement with the European Economic Community with regard to the sizes and weights of lorries; and whether any changes are under discussion.

Member States have differing weight and size limits and a lorry must comply with the requirements of the country in which it is travelling. Proposals for harmonising these limits have been before the Council of Ministers for some time, but there has been no recent discussion of them.