§ Ms. Walley
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if, when implementing the workplace directive, he will require the independent certification of all emergency lighting and fire alarms to the appropriate European standard before installation; and if he will make a statement on emergency equipment.
§ Mr. Forth
Independent certification of equipment is not a requirement of the workplace directive and the Health and Safety Commission has made no such proposal in its consultative document containing proposals to implement the directive which was published on 15 January. A copy is in the Library.634W
1989. Details of meetings between Home Office Ministers and officials and their Swedish counterparts are contained in the table.