7 February 2011

Jim Cunningham (Coventry South, Labour): Asked the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the likely effects on travel safety of implementation of the European Aviation Safety Agency’s recent proposals for legislation; and if he will make a statement.

Theresa Villiers (Aviation Minister, Conservative): The European Aviation Safety Agency has published draft legislation for consultation. The Civil Aviation Authority is currently reviewing the proposals and we will seek to ensure that the final requirements maintain a high level of safety for UK airlines.

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