HC Deb 05 February 1996 vol 271 c37W
Mr. Dafis

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what assessment the Health and Safety Executive has made of whether health and safety arrangements made by contractors and security companies employed to clear the route of the Newbury bypass are sufficient to minimise risks to the public. [12745]

Sir Paul Beresford

Health and Safety Executive inspectors are working closely with the contractors, security company, the Highways Agency, police and local authorities and are monitoring site activities to ensure that risks to the health and safety of the public are minimised.