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Asbestos Tips

Volume 87: debated on Monday 18 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what information he has as to the number of asbestos tips which have been excavated in the last 10 years; and if he will provide a breakdown according to the different volumes on the tips involved.

The Department does not keep records of this nature. Excavation of waste tips is a work activity subject to the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974. The enforcement authority for such work is the Health and Safety Executive.