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Cars And Seat Bats

Volume 929: debated on Tuesday 29 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry how many new cars have been produced since it became compulsory to install seat belts in cars.

Between 1st April 1967* and 26th February 1977, the latest date for which figures are available, 16ยท1 million cars were produced in the United Kingdom.

* Seat belts became compulsory on cars registered from 1st April 1967 tinder legislation enacted in 1966.