Shipping: Regulation

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th January 2015.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Gordon Marsden Gordon Marsden Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which organisations and individuals were invited to make a submission to the consultation, Changing merchant shipping regulations: weighing of goods vehicles and emergency equipment lockers, published on 16 June 2014; and which organisations and individuals (a) who were and (b) who were not so invited made a submission to that consultation.

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) specifically invited 53 consultees to respond to the eight-week public consultation, launched on 16 June, on the proposed revocation of these merchant shipping regulations.

In addition, the MCA wrote separately to the members of the Herald of Free Enterprise Families Association and the maritime unions in advance of the consultation being published to provide early notification of the proposal and the consultation. The attached table lists the organisations that were formally written to when the consultation was launched, those that responded, and those organisations and individuals that responded to the public consultation without having been formally written to.

220470 - List of consultees (Excel SpreadSheet, 32.5 KB)

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.