HC Deb 28 April 1971 vol 816 cc102-3W
61. Mr. Marks

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what financial and advisory assistance he will give to the local authorities engaged in the Tame Valley (Lancashire) Improvement Scheme, to lessen the pollution of the river.

Mr. Peter Walker

My Department will give the authorities whatever assistance it can if a request is made for advice; financial assistance is provided from rate support grant.