HC Deb 02 March 1972 vol 832 c715

Queen's Recommendation having been signified

Resolved, That for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to empower the Greater London Council to provide and operate a flood barrier, with movable gates, across the River Thames in Woolwich Reach, and in connection therewith to execute subsidiary works and to acquire lands; to confer further powers on the Greater London Council, the Essex River Authority and the Kent River Authority and other authorities; and for other purposes, it is expedient to authorise any increase in the sums which the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food may pay out of moneys provided by Parliament by way of land drainage grant under section 15 of the Agriculture Act, 1937, section 55 of the Land Drainage Act, 1930, section 38 of the Land Drainage Act, 1961, or section 37 of the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1968.— [Mr. Weatherill.]