25 August 1995

Clothing, what clothing?

GOVERNMENT agencies are washing their hands of responsibility over protective clothing for sheep dipping, claims Liberal Democrat farm spokesman Paul Tyler.

"If the Health and Safety Executive and MAFF are not standing four-square behind their own advice, where does that leave the farmer?" he asks.

He hopes to raise the issue when he leads an all-party group of MPs on organophosphorus dips to meet a MAFF minister next month. &#42