§ 29. Mr. LUMLEY
asked the Minister of Agriculture what is the nature of the proposed drainage works to be undertaken in the basin of the Great Ouse; what is the estimated Cost; when work will begin; and how many men is it estimated will be employed, for what length of time, and from what local authorities' areas will the men be drawn?
§ Mr. BUXTON
The proposed drainage works are for the improvement of the 2504 tidal channel and of the outfall of the river Ouse. The cost has been roughly estimated at between £1,250,000 and £1,500,000. The other details desired are not available at present.