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Sand And Gravel

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans he has to encourage the extraction of sand and gravel from the sea bed and estuaries; and if he will make a statement.

It remains the Government's policy to encourage the use of marine dredged aggregates wherever this is possible without unacceptable damage to sea fisheries or risk of coastal erosion.