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Cadmium

Volume 13: debated on Monday 16 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment, (1) if he will list in the Official Report the members of the working groups within his Department examining the use of cadmium.(2) when he expects the reports of the working groups examining the use of cadmium to be issued.(3) if he has any plans to change the regulations related to the use of cadmium in the electro-plating industry.

My right hon. Friend hopes to receive the reports of the two working groups examining the uses of cadmium within the next six months. The membership of the groups is set out as follows. It would be premature to consider changes in regulations at present.

Membership of Working Group on Cadmium Plating

  • Mr. B. Hopson, Department of Industry
  • Mr. J. Rainer, Confederation of British Industry
  • Dr. S. Wernick, Institute of Metal Finishers
  • Mr. E. C. Mantle, British Non-ferrous Metal Technology Centre
  • Mr. B. Brinkley, Department of Industry
  • Mr. S. Hiscock, The Cadmium Association
  • Dr. B. E. Prater, BSC Teeside Laboratories
  • Mr. B. Johnson, W. Canning Materials Ltd.
  • Dr. R. D. Thomson, AM & S Europe Ltd.
  • Mr. J. Arthurs, Department of the Environment
  • Mr. J. F. A. Thomas, Department of the Environment
  • Mr. K. D. Roberts, M. & T. Chemicals Ltd.
  • Dr. S. Cromwell, Department of Health and Social Security
  • Mr. V. Frooms, Department of Industry
  • Dr. D. Simms, Department of the Environment
  • Mr. I. Baillie, British Aerospace Aircraft Group
  • Dr. N. Firth, Welsh Office
  • Mr. A. Tope, Montgomery Plating Co. Ltd.
  • Dr. V. C. R. McLoughlin, Royal Aircraft Establishment
  • Dr. D. R. Crump, Department of the Environment

Working Group on Uses of Cadmium Pigments and Stabilisers

  • Mr. B. Hopson, Department of Industry
  • Mr. J. Rainer, Confederation of British Industry
  • Mr. M. Webb, Reckitts Colours Ltd.
  • Mr. G. R. Streatfield, Blythe Colours
  • Mr. K. A. Alexander, J. M. Brown Ltd.
  • Dr. P. J. Donnelly, Diamond Shamrock Ltd.
  • Mr. J. Arthurs, Department of the Environment
  • Dr. D. R. Crump, Department of the Environment
  • Mr. D. R. Mahoney, Department of Industry
  • Mr. N. Robinson, Department of Industry
  • Mr. J. F. A. Thomas, Department of the Environment
  • Mr. V. Frooms, Department of Industry
  • Dr. D. L. Simms, Department of the Environment
  • Dr. S. Cromwell, Department of Health & Social Security
  • Dr. J. McGuiness, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
  • Mr. T. Humphries, Ferro (GB) Ltd.
  • Mr. S. Hiscock, The Cadmium Association
  • Mr. D. McK. Strang, British Plastic Federation
  • Mr. A. C. Breakey, Victor Wolf Ltd.
  • Mr. H. Clayton, BIP Ltd.
  • Mr. R. D. Haddick, Durham Chemicals Ltd.
  • Dr. D. W. F. James, British Ceramics Research Association
  • Mr. A. B. Davey, Rubber & Plastics Research Association
  • Dr. D. Plester, ICI Ltd.
  • Mr. A. McLachlan, Borg Warner Chemicals Ltd.

It would be premature to consider changes in regulations at present.