HC Deb 08 July 1971 vol 820 cc428-9W
43. Mr. Alec Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether she will issue guidance to schools and other educational bodies over the use of furniture containing rubber or plastic foam, in view of their potential fire risk.

Mr. van Straubenzee

A new edition of the Department's Building Bulletin, "Fire and the Design of Schools", which will shortly be available, draws attention to the need to ensure that furnishings do not constitute a fire hazard.

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