HC Deb 15 June 1981 vol 6 cc249-50W
Mr. Gordon Wilson

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will give an assessment of the

Class of Procession banned Date ban Commenced Location Duration
All public processions other than those of a religious, educational, festive or ceremonial 14 March Strathclyde 1 month
character customarily held within the Region. 1980 Region
All public processions other than those customarily held within the area of Strathclyde 3 April 1981 Strathclyde 3 month
Region since before 1 January 1971. Region but revoked on 15 May 1981
All public processions (other than those customarily held in the area of Strathclyde 15 May 1981 Region since before 1971) which are concerned or connected, directly or indirectly, with Northern Irish affairs or any aspect thereof or which are organised by, or with the assistance of, any person or body known or reputed to be so concerned or connected. 15 May 1981 Strathclyde Region 7 weeks

effect on the marine ecosystem of the accidental spillage of one of the 250 litre containers which are to be transported by sea from Dounreay to Windscale.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority's proposals to carry out movements of radioactive materials by sea were the subject of a thorough overall safety assessment by the Health and Safety Executive before they were agreed by Ministers. This assessment included an appraisal by the authority's safety and reliability directorate of the consequences of loss of, or damage to, a container. The Health and Safety Executive report was published in March 1980 and a copy placed in the Library of the House.

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