HC Deb 19 November 1996 vol 285 c478W
Mr. Meacher

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the responses made to date to his Department's merchant shipping notice M1659 on the provision of waste reception facilities. [4127]

Mr. Bowis

Merchant shipping notice M1659 gave guidance to ports on the development of waste management plans; to date, 55 plans covering 67 ports have been received.