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Sewage Disposal

Volume 640: debated on Tuesday 16 May 1961

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54.

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs whether he will seek powers to increase Government financial assistance to local authorities for urgent modernisation of sewage disposal.

No. I know no reason for increasing the assistance already available to local authorities through the rate deficiency grant and, in rural localities, the Rural Water Supplies and Sewerage Acts.