HC Deb 28 July 1989 vol 157 c1103W
Mr. Morgan

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what consultations he has undertaken with the Petrol Retailers Association with a view to outlawing the practice of selling lead-free petrol through dual-purpose petrol pump nozzles.

Mr. Atkins

[holding answer 25 July 1989]: Petrol retailers have been given a temporary derogation by the weights and measures authorities to use dual-purpose nozzles. It expires on 1 April next year. The subject was discussed at the recent meeting of the unleaded petrol group, chaired by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Environment. The Petrol Retailers Association was represented at the meeting.