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Asbestos: Licensing

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 19 June 2009, Official Report, column 553W, on asbestos: documents, (1) how many and what percentage of electronic files held since 1984 were retained after the seven-year review held in accordance with the Health and Safety Executive’s document retention policy; (294168)

(2) how many and what percentage of paper files held since 1984 were retained after the nine-year review held in accordance with the Health and Safety Executive’s document retention policy.

The information is not readily available in an accessible format and could therefore be provided only at disproportionate time and cost.