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River Safety (Hayes Report)

Volume 548: debated on Tuesday 20 July 1993

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Which recommendations in the Marine Accident Investigation Branch Report into the collision between the "Marchioness" and the "Bowbelle" have now been implemented, and what action has been taken on the recommendations in the report of the Enquiry into river safety (the Hayes Report).

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) report into the loss of the Marchioness contained 27 recommendations. All have now been implemented. The Hayes Report contained 22 recommendations, and action is in hand on all. Copies of schedules which give details of the up-to-date progress on each recommendation in both the MAIB Report and the Hayes Report have been placed in the Library.