HC Deb 07 July 1971 vol 820 c385W
42. Mr. Bob Brown

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will use the powers available to him under the Clean Air Act, 1968, to require local authorities to introduce smoke control orders.

Mr. Peter Walker

Now that the shortage of solid smokeless fuel that I inherited has been overcome, I am encouraging the submission of orders by all local authorities who want to make them. I expect an excellent response.

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