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Poisons Board

Volume 981: debated on Tuesday 18 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he intends to seek to abolish the Poisons Board.

This depends to some extent upon the progress of work on certain EEC directives concerning dangerous substances; but I expect legislation to abolish the board to become feasible within the period 1982–84 as recommended in Sir Leo Pliatsky's report.