HC Deb 31 March 1971 vol 814 c384W
135. Mr. Simeons

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if, following the First Report of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, he will take steps to secure the integration under a single authority in each river region of the administration of rivers and sewage treatment.

Mr. Graham Page

The Central Advisory Water Committee has been considering the question of future organisation. Its report will be published next week. The Government's conclusions on it will be announced as soon as possible.