HC Deb 27 April 1982 vol 22 c224W
Mr. Race

asked the Minister for Trade if he is satisfied with the current safety record of zinc-carbon, alkaline and button-cell batteries produced in the United Kingdom; how many accidents arising from the use or storage of such batteries have been reported to his Department over the past five years; and if he is satisfied with the forms of quality control, design and research on safety currently carried out within the industry.

Dr. Vaughan

I shall reply to the hon. Member as soon as possible.