HC Deb 24 May 1989 vol 153 c584W
20. Mr. Andrew F. Bennett

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement regarding the rights of access, by members of the public, to water authority owned land.

Mr. Ridley

After enactment of the Water Bill, the National Rivers Authority and the water and sewerage companies will be under the same statutory duties as the present water authorities in respect of public access and amenity on water industry land.

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