HC Deb 16 December 1970 vol 808 c334W
54. Mr. John Hannam

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement of his policy regarding a national water plan.

Mr. Graham Page

The regional studies by the Water Resources Board, together with their studies of desalination and various barrage proposals, will, when they are completed, drawn together in a national study and submitted to Ministers, provide a comprehensive framework for the future management of water resources in England and Wales.