§ 20. Mr. Latham
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he will make a statement on the controls which exist over potentially dangerous agricultural sprays or chemicals including The herbicide known as 2,4,5-T.
§ Mr. Wiggin
There are four main controls, namely, the Pesticides Safety Precautions Scheme, the British Agricultural Supply Industry Scheme, the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 together with the Health and Safety (Agriculture) Poisonous Substances Regulations made under it, and the poisons legislation.