§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what discussions he has had in connection with a possible national water grid system.
§ Mr. Strang
The concept of interregional transfers of water was included in the consultative document, Review of the Water Industry in England and Wales, which was published jointly by the Department of the Environment, Welsh Office and my Department last March. My Department is associated with discussions arising from comments received on this document.