HC Deb 07 March 1990 vol 168 c720W
Mr. Malcolm Bruce

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps he is taking to eliminate atmospheric emissions of(a) halon 1211, (b) halon 1301 and (c) halon 2402; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Trippier

In the negotiations to revise the Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer we are seeking international agreement to phase out these chemicals by 2005.