HC Deb 14 July 2003 vol 409 c83W
Mr. Randall

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what part of his Department has special responsibility for(a) assessing the impact of rodenticides on non-target wildlife, (b) producing guidelines on good practice in the use of rodenticides and (c) ensuring that rodenticides are used in accordance with legal requirements. [124635]

Mr. Browne

The Health and Safety Executive has recently taken over responsibility from DEFRA for the registration and assessment of rodenticides under the Control of Pesticides Regulations. Five Government Departments are signatories to these regulations, DWP, DEFRA, DH, Scottish Executive and the National Assembly for Wales. The policy lead for vertebrates and wildlife issues remains with DEFRA. Rodenticides will be among the first chemicals to be reviewed under the EU Biocidal Products Directive next year and controls

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