HC Deb 17 November 2003 vol 413 cc569-70

Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9)(European Standing Committees),

That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 5268/03, draft Directive on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in decorative paints and varnishes and vehicle refinishing products and amending Directive 1999/13/EC; and supports the Government's objectives both of taking measures to reduce emissions of precursors of ground-level ozone across the European Union, recognising that high concentrations of ground level ozone represent a serious public health risk, and also of seeking to reduce as far as possible adverse effects on United Kingdom industry of new European Union legislation.—[Derek Twigg.]

Question agreed to.

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