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Rivers Irwell And Roch (Pollution)

Volume 463: debated on Monday 21 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Health whether he is satisfied that all practicable steps are being taken to minimise the present pollution of the Rivers Irwell and Roch.

My right hon. Friend is aware of the serious nature of this problem, but has no reason to doubt that the Lancashire Rivers Board, who are the authority responsible for pollution prevention in this area, are taking all practicable steps to secure improvement.