HC Deb 19 December 1990 vol 183 cc170-1W
Ms. Walley

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which of the recommendations of the Health and Safety Executive report of March 1989 into the Fengate industrial estate in Peterborough have been implemented; what additional resources have been made available to the Health and Safety Executive to undertake this matter; what additional arrangements have been made for the transportation of explosives; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Chope

The Road Traffic (Carriage of Explosives) Regulations were made in July 1989. These regulations and the recommendations in the report are being reviewed by the Health and Safety Commission with industry and the fire services.

The resource needs of the HSE are a matter for my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Employment.

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