Sulphur contents for marine fuels

Deferred Divisions – in the House of Commons at 7:45 pm on 17th October 2012.

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That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 13016/11 and Addendum, relating to a Commission Communication on the review of the implementation of Directive 1999/32/EC related to the sulphur content of certain liquid fuels and on further pollutant emissions reduction from maritime transport, and No. 12806/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a draft Directive amending Directive 1999/32/EC as regards the sulphur content of marine fuels; and supports the Government’s view that the proposed compromise, which is closely aligned with the international standard in the MARPOL Convention, is a welcome outcome.

The House divided:

Ayes 479, Noes 33.

Division number 75

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Question accordingly agreed to.