HC Deb 08 March 1948 vol 448 cc123-4W
Mr. Baker White

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty how soon it is proposed to commence work on the removal of the blockships sunk in the

during the calendar year 1947, and the comparable figures for 1946.

Mr. Ede

The following table gives the available information:

entrance to Dover Harbour, thereby improving the amenities of the harbour and making available to the iron and steel industry urgently required quantities of scrap.

Mr. Dugdale

The proposals by the Admiralty for the effective clearance of the blockships have been before the Dover Harbour Board for many months. The Admiralty still await the Harbour Board's reply.