HC Deb 23 June 1971 vol 819 c292W
51. Mr. Rose

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what further steps he is taking to expedite the compulsory inclusion of safety devices in all new motor vehicles manufactured in Great Britain.

Mr. Peyton

Collapsible steering columns and burst-proof doors will become compulsory next year, and regulations have just been made requiring improved types of seat belts as from 1973. Further safety standards are being developed in co-operation with other European countries.