Stephen O'Malley

Department for Transport written question – answered on 3rd November 2015.

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Photo of Louise Ellman Louise Ellman Chair, Transport Committee, Chair, Transport Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make representations to his Danish counterpart on reopening the inquest into the death of commercial driver Stephen O'Malley in 2012.

Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

No. The death of Mr O’Malley was not a maritime accident as defined in law, and is considered to be a health and safety at work incident. It therefore falls outside the responsibilities of the Department for Transport and its Danish counterpart.

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