HC Deb 08 April 1975 vol 889 cc397-8W
Mr. Stott

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what arrangements are being made for the planting in New Palace Yard of the catalpa trees presented by the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association.

Mr. Denis Howell:

I am pleased to be able to say that my right hon. Friend the Lord President of the Council will be officiating at a planting ceremony at noon tomorrow. I would like to take this opportunity of thanking the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association for its generous gift.

Asbestos Regulations 1969 annually since they were introduced; and what fines have been imposed annually.

Mr. Harold Walker,

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 27th March 1975, Vol. 889, c. 286], gave the following information

I am informed by the Chairman of the Health and Safety Commission that the number of prosecutions brought annually under the Asbestos Regulations 1969, together with the number of informations involved in those prosecutions, the number of convictions and the total fines, are as follows: