HC Deb 13 July 1988 vol 137 cc276-7W
Mr. Fry

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will take steps to ensure that the proposed common European standard for safety footwear will allow for all types of construction, particularly welted footwear.

Mr. Butcher

The BSI will ensure that United Kingdom safety footwear manufacturers' interests are taken into account in the framing of a common European standard.