§ Mr. McFall
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the Government's current plans to deal with the pollution of Britain's beaches.485W
§ Mr. Heathcoat-Amory
There are investment programmes totalling £1.4 billion at November 1989 prices to improve bathing water quality. It is expected that 95 per cent. of bathing waters will comply with EEC standards by the mid-1990s, and the full compliance programmes should be completed within 10 years.