HL Deb 15 July 1999 vol 604 cc58-9WA
Lord Mason of Barnsley

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many applications were made to the police forces in England and Wales for permission to transport an abnormal load in each of the last five calendar years; how many were granted; and at what cost to the police forces involved. [HL3552]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Notifications to move abnormal loads of up to 150 tonnes are made to the chief officer of police for the force area concerned. The information requested is not available centrally.