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Sunday Telegraph: Climbers to be shielded from perils of heights - Timothy Walker, HSE's Director-General responds

The Editor
Sunday Telegraph 14 April 2004

Christopher Booker's piece 'Climbers to be shielded from perils of heights' is a lopsided and unfair criticism of the consultation and proposals for the new Work at Height Regulations. Had he observed normal journalistic courtesies of seeking to balance his reporting he could have had the following facts:

Clearly the moral of the tale is why let the facts get in the way of good 'knocking job'.

Yours faithfully

TIMOTHY WALKER
Director General

Updated 2014-01-30