HC Deb 28 November 1986 vol 106 c375W
Mr. George

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will consider financially assisting companies in the foundry industry to purchase equipment to reduce atmospheric pollution.

Mr. Waldegrave

No. The Government adhere to the polluter pays principle and no specific subsidies are given to industry for expenditure on pollution control which it should undertake as a normal part of its activities.

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