HC Deb 22 June 1971 vol 819 c236W
Mr. Laurance Reed

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many closing orders have been placed on shellfish beds under the Public Health (Shellfish) Regulations since 1934; and if he will list the principal areas affected.

Mr. Alison

Under the Public Health (Shellfish) Regulations, 1934, nine closing orders have been made since 1934 by local authorities for prescribed areas within their jurisdiction, as follows. The orders are still in force subject to the amending orders indicated.

chairman. We hope to receive this shortly.—[Vol. 808, c. 596–7.]