§ Mrs. Ray Michie
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, pursuant to his answer of 2 May 2000,Official Report, columns 3–4W, on seat belts, if he will list the Scottish local authorities participating in the public consultation exercise on draft regulations regarding the fitting of seat belts; and if he will make a statement. 86W
§ Mr. Hill
[holding answer 29 June 2000]: As the proposals concerned the national implementation of European Directive vehicle construction provisions, only those local authorities which had previously expressed a specific interest in the issue were consulted, which included no Scottish authorities.