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National Water Council Projects

Volume 959: debated on Wednesday 29 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what assistance has been forthcoming from the European Investment Bank in connection with National Water Council projects; and if he will publish details in the Official Report.

The National Water Council has borrowed the following amounts from the European Investment Bank for lending to water authorities for the financing of specific approved projects.

DateAmount (£ million sterling quivalent)
1975–7620·5
1976–7718·3
1977–7883·5
1978–79 up to date51·9
The European Investment Bank and the National Water Council recently concluded an agreement covering the availability of loans up to 31st December 1980 should they be required.