HC Deb 09 July 1990 vol 176 c16W
Mr. Thornton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish a table showing for each urban development corporation in 1989–90 the number of sites sold to private developers which were(a) smaller than an acre, (b) between 1 and 5 acres in size, (c) between 5 and 10 acres in size and (d) larger than 10 acres.

Mr. Moynihan

The table gives the information requested.

Mr. Heathcoat-Amory

The British Waterways Board is a nationalised industry which the Department sponsors. The board acts in accordance with broad policy objectives agreed with Government, but decisions about day-to-day waterway management are entirely the board's responsibility.