§ Ms Armstrong
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps his Department are taking to continue monitoring(a) the Castle Cement Works plant and (b) other plants where recycled liquid fuel is being burnt.
§ Mrs Browning
Tests on samples of cows' milk taken in July this year from farms around the Castle Cement Works in Clitheroe gave no indication of any elevation in levels of dioxins, heavy metals or arsenic. The Ministry has no plans for further monitoring around the Castle Cement Works or any other plants where similar fuel is used.