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Oil Pollution

Volume 959: debated on Monday 4 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what responsibilities Rear-Admiral Stacey will have concerning pollution by oil in confined waters such as the approaches to Sullom Voe or within Scapa Flow.

Rear-Admiral Stacey and the marine pollution control unit will take charge of operations at sea to deal with marine pollution. They will stand ready to assist the harbour authorities in dealing with any major spill within the harbour limits.