HC Deb 23 May 1985 vol 79 c530W
Q35. Sir John Wells

asked the Prime Minister if she is satisfied with co-ordination between the Departments of the Environment and Trade and Industry the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Northern Ireland Office on the consultation prior to the publication of draft regulations restricting the use of anti-fouling paints on. boats; and if she will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

Yes. My right hon. Friends are now considering representations made on these draft regulations during the period of public consultation which has just ended.