HC Deb 22 March 1990 vol 169 c689W
Mr. Mills

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the consultation process on the European Economic Community proposals for a change in tyre tread depth regulations.

Mr. Atkins

The Department's consultation on draft regulations to introduce the mandatory tread depth requirements in Community directive 89/459/EEC from 1 January 1992 has been completed. A statutory instrument amending the Construction and Use Regulations will be laid before the House shortly.