HC Deb 15 April 1948 vol 449 cc1152-3
36. Colonel Gomme-Duncan

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power in view of the recommendations of the Russell Vick Committee, what steps are contemplated for the protection of motorists who use upper cylinder lubricant for the better maintenance of their cars, in view of the fact that this lubricant is coloured red

Mr. Gaitskell

The offence will depend not on the colour of the petrol but on the presence in the petrol of a prescribed chemical.

Colonel Gomme-Dunean

Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether the chemical contained in these upper cylinder lubricants will be prescribed or not?

Mr. Gaitskell

No, Sir.

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