HC Deb 30 November 1973 vol 865 c223W
Mr. Charles Morrison

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what representations he has had from the NFU and from horticulturists in connection with possible adverse effects on horticultural production of the restrictions on the holding of petrol in cans ; and if he will make a statement

Mr. Anthony Stodart

There has been no change in the restrictions on the storage of petrol in cans imposed by the Petroleum-Spirit (Motor Vehicles etc.) Regulations 1929 and I have had no representations about these restrictions. if my hon. Friend has in mind the acquisition of petrol in cans, I would refer him to the reply given by my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State for Trade and Industry to my hon. Friend the Member for Maidstone (Mr. John Wells) on 22nd November.—[Vol. 864, c.507.]