HC Deb 07 February 1978 vol 943 cc489-90W
Mr. Freud

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will publish in the Official Report a summary of the time and contents of all messages and information in respect of flood warnings received and passed on by Wisbech Police Station on 11th January.

Dr. Summerskill

An "Alert" message was received at 7.05 a.m. and a further message at 2.14 p.m. confirmed that there was danger of tidal flooding at 7.28 p.m. On receipt of the second message, the Fenland District Council was notified immediately. The message was passed simultaneously to the Anglian Water Authority by the Cambridgeshire Constabulary headquarters.