HL Deb 24 October 1988 vol 500 c1465WA
Lord Merrivale

asked Her Majesty's Government:

With regard to the seawater pumping stations of Gibraltar, when will the necessary approval be given (under the 1986–90 development programme) for a new pumping station on the North Mole to replace the outdated Hesses pumping station.

The Minister of State for Defence Procurement (Lord Trefgarne)

We have concluded that it would be wise to defer a final decision on the North Mole project until questions relating to the payment of Spanish pensions after December have been resolved.