HC Deb 22 July 1996 vol 282 cc116-7W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his answer of 21 March,Official Report, column 319, what progress has been made in tracing the illegally dumped clinical waste; and if he will make a statement. [38237]

Mr. Horam

Following action by the relevant waste regulation authorities to trace the producers of the clinical waste dumped in Hertfordshire, two summonses have been issued and further summonses are likely. Investigations by the Hertfordshire police fraud squad and Environment Agency continue.