§ Mr. Gordon Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations have been made by the Tay River Purification Board regarding contamination of 423W the river by sewage, oil and industrial effluent; and how many prosecutions have been authorised during the last 10 years.
§ Mr. William Ross
The Board has made no representations to me. There have been six prosecutions under the Rivers (Prevention of Pollution (Scotland) Acts, in relation to the River Tay, in the last 10 years.