Articles tagged Hector Monro

Page 27 of November 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, November 1983

Matters of Moment

Matters of Moment Higher motorway speeds? There is hope! Powerful support is being given to our Petition for an upward revision of speed limits on British motorways, and the petition forms are now flooding in. The most encouraging news is that Mrs Lynda Chalker, MP, newly promoted as Secretary of State for Transport, has commissioned a national speed survey, the results of which are expected at...

Page 56 of June 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, June 1980

MINISTER OF SPORT

MINISTER OF SPORT An interview with a very sporting MOTOR SPORT penetrated the corridors of power at the Department of the Environment in order to interview Hector Motto, MP. Officially listed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of the Environment, with special responsibility for sport. More popularly called Ministcr of Sport. A keen motorist with a strong interest in vintage sports Cars...

Page 39 of May 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, May 1980

The Ford Fiesta 1.3 Ghia

An appreciation  The Fiesta, Ford's World small-car, was announced in the summer of 1976 and to date over 1½-million have been sold. We have referred to it on many occasions, so this is neither road-test report nor a technical discourse about the Fiesta. But I want to pay tribute to the Ghia version of the load-absorbing three-door Hatchback that I have been sampling recently. It so happened that...

Page 21 of April 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1984

Speed limit overhaul

Higher speed limits for commercial vehicles on dual carriageways are to become law later this month though in the House of Commons debate Mr Nicholas Ridley, Secretary of State for Transport, refused us be drawn on higher limits for cars on motorways and dual carriageways. "I have only just received the national speed limit survey. I am looking carefully at the evidence on car speed limits in the...

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