HC Deb 21 November 1991 vol 199 c293W
28. Dr. Kim Howells

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what measures are being taken to safeguard fishing grounds from pollution originating offshore.

Mr. Curry

This Ministry works closely with other Departments in operating a comprehensive range of measures under the Prevention of Oil Pollution Act 1971 and the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 to protect fisheries, and the marine environment generally, from pollution originating offshore.