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Work and Pensions

Volume 687: debated on Monday 11 January 2021

Draft Chemicals (Health and Safety) and Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) etc. Regulations 2020

The following is an extract from the Eleventh Delegated Legislation Committee on the draft Chemicals (Health and Safety) and Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020.

As for HSE finances for the 2020-21 financial year, an additional £6.1 million was made available by the DWP, and £4.5 million was made available from DEFRA, to prepare for the new chemicals framework.

[Official Report, 9 December 2020, Eleventh Delegated Legislation Committee, c. 8.]

Letter of correction from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Mims Davies), the hon. Member for Mid Sussex.

An error has been identified in my response to the debate.

The correct response should have been:

As for HSE finances for the 2020-21 financial year, an additional £1.6 million was made available by the DWP, and £4.5 million was made available from DEFRA, to prepare for the new chemicals framework.