MPs propose 2035 deadline for Asbestos Removal

A report from the all-party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health wants to see a new asbestos eradication law introduced.

MPs want to see all commercial, public, and rented domestic premises built or refurbished before 2000 have a full asbestos survey by 2022.

Unite national officer John Allott said: “Five thousand people die prematurely every year as a result of asbestos exposure.

“This is around three times the number of deaths caused by road traffic accidents, highlighting that asbestos is still with us and as dangerous as ever.”

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