§ Mr. Gareth Wardell
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish a list of former waste disposal sites in England on which residential development has taken place without monitoring for possible contaminants transferred to garden vegetables grown on such sites.
§ Mr. Trippier
No such information is held centrally. Decisions on the monitoring and assessment of former waste disposal sites for further use, including development purposes, are the responsibility of local authorities have relevant duties under town and country planning and public health legislation.