HC Deb 04 April 1990 vol 170 cc673-4W
Mr. Gareth Wardell

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many fluent Welsh speakers are currently serving in each of Her Majesty's armed forces.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

The information requested is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

The Benzene and Toys (Safety) (Regulations) 1987 (SI 1987 No. 2116) implemented directive 82/806.

The Novelties (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (SI 1985 No. 128) implemented directive 83/264.

The Asbestos Product (Safety) Regulations 1985 (SI 1985 No. 2042) and the Asbestos (Prohibitions) Regulations 1985 (SI 1985 No. 910) implemented directive 83/478.

The Control of Pollution (Supply and Use of Injurious Substances) Regulations 1986 (SI 1986 No. 902) implemented directive 85/467.

The Asbestos Products (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 1987 (SI 1987 No. 1979) and the Asbestos (Prohibitions) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (SI 1988 No. 711) implemented directive 85/610.

Mr. Hayes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the authorities which he designated on 3 April for community charge limitation and the maximum amounts which he is proposing.

Mr Chris Patten

The list is as follows: