At a meeting today with John Prescott the Deputy Prime Minister and attended by agencies, including the Herts Chamber it was announced that the Health & Safety Executive Interim Report on the Buncefield Disaster will be issued early next week.

Chamber Chief Executive,Tim Hutchings, who attended the meeting, "there is clearly a long way to go before a final report is released but I am encouraged that the HSE appear to comfortably be meeting their deadline to publish a interim report. Until the investigation there will a great deal of uncertainty causing the firms that were worst hit immense problems".

The report will be published on this site as soon as it is released.