§ Mrs. Ann Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps he has taken to satisfy himself that British Waterways is carrying out all its statutory obligations under section 105 of the Transport Act 1968 with respect to dredging.
§ Mr. Trippier
Responsibility for day-to-day waterway operation and maintenance rests with the British Waterways Board. It is for the board to satisfy itself that it is fulfilling its statutory obligations for dredging.