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Lead-Free Petrol

Volume 21: debated on Monday 29 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will obtain an estimate of the feasibility and time scale of making lead-free petrol as well as petrol containing lead available to motorists.

Details of the costs (in 1978 prices) and time scales involved, for both the motor and oil industries, in providing both leaded and lead-free petrol are contained in annex 17 of the Department of Transport's publication "Lead in Petrol", a copy of which is in the Library.