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Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 5 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when the Health and Safety Executive next plans to publish guidance on health and safety in cemeteries. (191600)

The Health and Safety Executive is working with representatives from across the burial industry to agree simple, practical guidance on how to manage the risks associated with unstable memorials. This work is being taken forward through a sub-Group of the Ministry of Justice's Burials and Cemeteries Advisory Group. The intention is to agree this guidance by early summer 2008, for publication soon after.