HC Deb 04 August 1924 vol 176 cc2503-4
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?


The proposed drainage works are for the improvement of the 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.