§ Mr. Skeet
asked the Secretary of State for Energy why he proposes to continue SI 1973/2051, the Fuel Control (Modification of Enactments) (Speed Limits) Order 1973 under the Fourth Schedule to the Energy Bill.
§ Mr. John Smith
To enable the 60 miles per hour and 50 miles per hour (Temporary Speed Limit) Order 1975 (SI 1975/1985) to continue in force. As my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State for the Environment has already stated on 17th March 1976—[Vol. 907, c. 1311]—these speed limits will be revised before the order expires on 30th November next.