HC Deb 07 April 1971 vol 815 cc145-6W
Mr. Cormack

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will give a general direction to the British Waterways Board to prohibit the discharge of untreated sewage from pleasure craft using their canals.

Mr. Peter Walker

The British Waterways Board is constructing sewage disposal points with the objective that there should be enough of them by the end of 1973 to make use of sanitary appliances involving such discharges into canals unnecessary.

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