§ Mr. Frank Cook
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list all licences to dump chemical waste off the Tees estuary, their date of issue and expiry, and in whose name they are held.
§ Mr. MacGregor
Licences authorising chemical waste to be dumped off the Tees estuary are as follows:
Licence No. Waste Date of Issue Date of Expiry MAFF/DAS/553/1/83 Acid Ammonium Sulphate 20 October 1983 31 October 1984 MAFF/DAS/787/84 Acid Ammonium Sulphate 26 January 1984 26 January 1985
Further details may be obtained from the public register of licences compiled by the Ministry under the terms of the Dumping at Sea Act 1974, except that names of licence holders are not disclosed for reasons of commercial confidentiality.