To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he now intends to introduce legislation to bring into effect the European Community directive on the introduction of a minimum tread depth regulation of 1·6 mm over the entire tread surface of tyres.
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Cambridgeshire, South-West (Sir A. Grant) on 15 January Official Report, columns 457–8.