§ Mr. Barry Field
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what assessment he had made of(a) current progress towards the revision of the Petroleum Consolidation Act 1928 by the Health and Safety Executive and (b) the interim measures that have been agreed under the deregulation process.
§ Mr. Oppenheim
The Health and Safety Commission is seeking to make early progress with the review of the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act 1928 and other petroleum legislation but the timetable for completion is currently under review. HSC's review of the guidance on petrol filling stations and other sites where petroleum is dispensed is already well advanced and the first part will be available in the summer.