§ Mr. Gareth Wardell
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) what steps he has taken to promote the marketing of batteries and accumulators containing smaller quantities of dangerous substances or less-polluting substances;
(2)what steps he is taking to ensure that consumers are fully informed about the dangers of uncontrolled disposal of spent batteries and accumulators;
(3)what steps he is taking to inform consumers of the method of removing batteries and accumulators which are built into appliances;
(4)what steps he is taking to set up a deposit system for batteries and accumulators;
(5)what steps his Department has taken to reduce the heavy metal content in batteries and accumulators.