HC Deb 19 July 1995 vol 263 c1416W
Mr. Dalyell

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the responsibilities of his Department in relation to the final disposal of the Brent Spar. [33560]

Mr. Clappison

Unless and until action is required under one of the statutory functions of the Secretary of State for the Environment, to ensure that decisions are consistent with the Government's general policies on the marine environment.