HC Deb 23 June 1931 vol 254 c237W
Colonel BURTON

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the breach in the sea wall between Farnbridge and Burnham-on-Crouch; and, in view of the damage which is being done by flooding of tracts of agricultural land and the danger which is being caused to navigation on the river through siltage of mud from the flooded area, if he will have inquiries made into the matter?


From inquiries made, I understand that a breach was made in November last in the sea wall in question at Bridgemarsh Island between Fambridge and Burham-on-Crouch. Under the Land Drainage Act of last year the maintenance of the bank of the