HC Deb 18 July 1969 vol 787 cc225-6W
Mr. Russell Johnston

asked the Minister of Technology what progress has been made in the production of a British Standard Code of Practice for the construction of lattice transmission towers; and if he will make a statement.

Dr. Bray

The British Standards Institution has set up a Steering Committee to prepare a special Code of Practice or similar document regarding the design of tall lattice structures, including lattice transmission towers. Research is in progress to provide the necessary data about structures of this type and about the

Mr. Crossman

Replies to such representations form pharmacists in Northumberland and elsewhere have explained the reasons for my decision not to amend the regulations governing the arrangements for dispensing in rural areas.