HC Deb 31 July 1981 vol 9 c629W
Mr. Clinton Davis

asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he intends to take any action in relation to the carriage of dangerous substances by sea consequent on the incident concerning the leakage of highly inflammable and volatile toluene from the "Frisian Star" at Shoreham on 23 July: and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Eyre

My Department's inquiries into this incident involving a Netherlands flag vessel are continuing and the findings will be brought to the attention of the appropriate marine authorities as soon as possible.