HC Deb 03 April 1987 vol 113 cc637-8W
Mr. Lawler

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) what alterations to the November 1985 Building Regulations have been made following the recommendations contained in paragraph 3.90 of the final report of Mr. Justice Popplewell into safety at sports grounds.

(2) what guidance has been issued to local authorities, sporting bodies and other interested organisations regarding the criteria applied by the November 1985 Building Regulations to the construction of sports stands, including the materials which may be used; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. John Patten

I shall answer these questions shortly.