§ 45. Mr. Michael
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on his oversight of his Department's interest in environmental issues during the past financial year.
§ Mr. Norman Lamont
The Treasury has played a full part in the development of the Government's policy towards domestic and international environmental issues. In his Budget statement, my right hon. Friend announced an increase in the duty differential in favour of unleaded petrol which now stands at 3.4p per litre.