HL Deb 14 May 1987 vol 487 c817WA
Broness Nicol

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether, in view of the findings of the DoE report, Degest of Envionmental Protection and Water Statistics, they will take steps to ensure that Natural Environment Research Council funding is adequate to safeguard the research needed to understand and protect our streams and rivers.

Baroness Hooper

The Government continue to support freshwater biology and other environmental sciences through NERC according to the funds available and taking into account demands from this and other priority areas.