HC Deb 15 November 1989 vol 160 c245W
Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many companies responsible for pollution have been successfully prosecuted over the past 10 years; and what were the total of fines imposed.

Mr. Heathcoat-Amory

Information on prosecutions in respect of offences under legislation controlling polluting activities in the form requested could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. Some information is published in the annual "Digest of Environmental Protection and Water Statistics", and other public sources.

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