§ Mrs. Dunwoody
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to theOfficial Report of 14 June, column 511, what is the date by which he expects his Department to have proposals for implementing the health and safety provisions of EC directive 92/85; and if the trade unions will be consulted over these proposals.
§ Mr. Norris
The Department intends to comply fully with EC Directive 92/85 by conducting risk assessment inspections under the Management of Health and Safety at Work (Amendment) Regulations 1994, which come into effect on 19 October 1994.
The trade unions have been informed of this.