HC Deb 22 July 1996 vol 282 c37W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has received from the Bermudan authorities about disposal of asbestos; what has been his response; and if he will make a statement. [38226]

Sir Nicholas Bonsor

The Bermudian authorities have asked the United Kingdom on a contingency basis to consider the possibility of disposing of asbestos by landfill in the UK. The Bermudians are also investigating other possible landfill options outside Bermuda. The feasibility of disposal in the UK is being considered as an option.

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