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Dangerous Substances (Transportation)

Volume 23: debated on Tuesday 4 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will introduce stricter legislation to cover the transport of high explosives and dangerous substances.

As I have already indicated in my answer to the hon. Member on 30 March— [Vol. 21, c. 72]—the regulatory position regarding the safety of such materials in transport is kept under review. The Government will continue to bring forward new regulations as and when appropriate.