The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1979-1983 Parliament

Mr Major’s Written Question on Lorry Weights – 1 December 1982

The text of Mr Major’s Parliamentary written question on Lorry Weights, published on 1st December 1982.

Mr. Major Asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement about his proposals relating to lorry weights.

Mr. David Howell The House has welcomed the Government’s comprehensive package of measures to make lorries less objectionable to people, less damaging to the environment and more economic. The House has also approved regulations to make lorries safer and control their size, as well as to allow them to run with fuller loads.