HC Deb 12 November 1969 vol 791 c112W
Mr. Lubbock

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what research is being conducted by the National Environmental Research Council on the extraction of sand and gravel from the Continental Shelf in depths of water greater than 60 ft.

Mr. Fowler

None, but the Institute of Geological Sciences, a component body of the N.E.R.C., is conducting surveys of deposits of sand and gravel in depths of water both less and greater than 60 ft.