HC Deb 26 July 1990 vol 177 c590W
Dr. Godman

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is his estimated cost for regulating producers of waste(a) in Strathclyde and (b) in Scotland.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

Regulatory responsibility is shared between district and islands councils, river purification boards, the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland and Her Majesty's industrial pollution inspectorate. Expenditure figures to cover all those activities are not available centrally.