§ Mrs. Rumbold
Major schemes to improve the quality of bathing waters at the following resorts were in hand or completed during the last 12 months:
Redcar (Langbaurgh), Seaton Valley, Caister, Margate, Hythe, Hastings, Ryde and Weymouth.
Substantial investment was also carried out to improve the Mersey estuary.
If current expenditure levels continue over the next 15 to 20 years we shall have eliminated most of those unsatisfactory discharges to coastal waters which affect areas of environmental or amenity significance.