HC Deb 09 July 1980 vol 988 c224W
Mr. Crouch

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what action is being taken to protect the people of Whitstable following the decision in the High Court on 14 March that his Department is responsible for this coast protection measure.

Mr. Fox

The Department awaits formal submission of a scheme by the Canterbury district council, as required by the Coast Protection Act 1949.