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Marchon Chemical Plant (Fire)

Volume 171: debated on Wednesday 25 April 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will set up an investigation by Her Majesty's inspectorate of pollution into the fire at the Marchon chemical plant in Whitehaven on Thursday 19 April and publish its findings; and if he will make a statement.

This matter is primarily one for the Health and Safety Executive. I will not be asking Her Majesty's inspectorate of pollution to undertake an investigation.