§ Mr. McMaster
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he, or any of the Ministers in his Department, last paid an official visit to a public water works, water pumping station or reservoir to assess the needs of the public sanitation industry.
§ Sir Hector Monro
My hon. Friend the Minister for Education and Housing paid an official visit to Lothian regional council's department of water and drainage on 21 September 1989. He inspected the Seafield sewage treatment works and Levenhall and River Esk pumping 573W stations. Water and sewerage matters have also been discussed at the normal ministerial meetings with councils' representatives.