§ Mr. Viggers
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he is satisfied that the spread of seaweed in the Solent and Spithead areas can be effectively contained; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Denis Howell
I would prefer not to express an opinion until I have had the opportunity to study the report being prepared by a local working party to which I referred in my reply to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Southampton, Itchen (Mr. Mitchell) on 25th July 1974.