§ Mr. Stainton
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the Government's reaction to the recommendations of Professor Lawther's working party to consider the health effect of lead in the environment and on his Department's report on the costs and energy penalties of further action to reduce vehicle lead emissions.
§ Mr. Fowler
I refer to my hon. Friend to the reply which my right hon. Friend the Minister for Local Government and Environmental Services gave on 12 January to the right hon. Member for Birmingham, Small Heath (Mr. Howell).—[Vol. 996, c. 515.] I hope that a statement will be made soon.