To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what proposals are being considered by his Department for the reduction of emission of hydrocarbons and nitrous oxide from car exhausts.
§ Mr. Moynihan
As to standards which are already permitted within the European Community, I refer the hon. Member to my reply of 7 December, at column20, to my hon. Friend the Member for Fulham (Mr. Carrington). We expect proposals from the Commission shortly to allow tighter standards of controls over small cars.