HC Deb 12 January 1971 vol 809 c22W
Mr. George Cunningham

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the number and value of ex gratia payments to persons suffering damage as a result of burst water mains authorised by him in each of the last five years in respect of each water authority in Great Britain.

Mr. Michael Heseltine

The following table gives the information in relation to England in terms of the number and value of payments authorised under Section 228(1) of the Local Government Act, 1933.