HC Deb 22 March 1993 vol 221 c496W
Mr. William O'Brien

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the current charging policy in Northern Ireland for the emptying of septic tanks; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Atkins

Where public sewerage facilities are not available septic tanks are emptied free of charge up to twice yearly. In other circumstances a volumetric charge is made.