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Health and Safety Executive: Canvey Island

Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 10 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what discussions the Health and Safety Executive has had with (a) the operators of the pipelines under the site, (b) OIKOS, (c) Calor Gas and (d) the Emergency Planning Authority on health and safety issues arising from the proposed extension to Roscommon Way, Canvey Island. (259746)

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has not consulted any of the organisations listed on the health and safety implications of the Roscommon Way extension.

HSE has had limited contact with a consultant working on behalf of Essex county council in the council’s capacity as the client for the development.

HSE is unable to answer part (b) which is a matter for the planning authority.