§ Mr. Barry Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many redundant power stations there are in the United Kingdom; what is the estimated tonnage of asbestos materials which on average is likely to be contained in the boilers, piping chimneys and so on of such stations; how much blue asbestos is likely to be on such sites; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Giles Shaw
The regulation of health and safety aspects is a matter for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Employment. I am asking the CEGB to write to the hon. Member to give him the information that it has available.