HC Deb 19 October 1981 vol 10 c40W
Sir Bernard Braine

asked the Secretary of State for Trade, if he will state the number of ships involved in accidents on the River Thames and Estuary reported to the Port of London Authority in each of the years 1979 and 1980 and for the first six months in 1981, showing separately the number of cases where it was thought necessary to investigate, to call for a report, or to conduct an inquiry under the Merchant Shipping Act; and in how many such cases the ships involved were carrying cargoes of a hazardous or pollutant nature.

Mr. Sproat:

I shall reply to my hon. Friend as soon as possible.

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