§ Mr. Dalyell
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he is satisfied with the safety regulations governing those employed in industry, related to the exploitation of oil in the North Sea.8W
vehicles at home, the number of such vehicles that have been exported and the sterling value in both instances.
§ Mr. Anthony Grant
The available information is shown below. Value figures are not available for new registrations or for production for recent periods.
§ Mr. Emery
Four sets of regulations under the Mineral Workings (Offshore Installations) Act 1971, have been made ; others are being drafted and will be published shortly. I have progress under review. In the meantime petroleum production inspectors enforce safety conditions attached to exploration and production licences.