HC Deb 23 May 1995 vol 260 cc539-40W
Mr. Chidgey

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what instructions his Department has given to police force and fire brigade services to co-ordinate strategies in evacuating communities that are at risk from dispersed asbestos ash following fires on buildings containing asbestos material. [25035]

Mr. Nicholas Baker

Guidance has been issued to fire brigades on dealing with incidents involving asbestos and to the police on any type of incident where evacuation is to be considered.