Petrol (Lead Content)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th April 1976.

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Photo of Mr Trevor Skeet Mr Trevor Skeet , Bedford 12:00 am, 5th April 1976

If cars operated on 98 octane and if tetraethyl and tetramethyl lead were taken out, the octane rating would drop. One would have to find some substitute.