HC Deb 05 November 1979 vol 973 c82W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the pollution of the Mersey estuary.

Mr. Fox

No. I refer the hon. Member to my reply of 20 June—[Vol. 968, c.574–75]—to his previous question on this subject and also to the reply from my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State on 26 October to the right hon. Member for Widnes (Mr. Oakes).—[Vol. 972. c. 322–23.]