§ Mr. Cryer
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment, pursuant to the reply to the hon. Member for Bradford, South,Official Report, column 285, 13 May, what was the date of the last visit to Penlee quarry by a mines and quarry inspector prior to 28 January 1987; whether the inspector was satisfied that all troughed belt conveyors at the quarry were to the British Standard; and whether the 1974 British Standard for machinery guards was required, reached or imposed.
§ Mr. Nicholls
The date of the last visit to Penlee quarry by a mines and quarries inspector prior to 28 January 1987 was on 5 January 1987. This visit was to deal with a matter relating to the security of stockpiles. The inspector did not deal with any other matters during that visit.