HC Deb 24 May 1966 vol 729 c50W
Mr. Wellbeloved

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government, if he will make a statement on his study of the feasibility of a Thames flood barrier.

Mr. MacColl

The consulting engineers, whose report was published earlier this year, have found that a retractable flood barrier for the Thames is feasibile. The report and its implications are being studied, but this is a complex and expensive project and it may be some time before conclusions can be announced.

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