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Volume 175: debated on Wednesday 27 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects to receive the report from the drinking water inspectorate on the outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in parts of North Humberside.

The drinking water inspectorate has received a report from Yorkshire Water Services Ltd. on the outbreak. It awaits further information from the company and a report from the incident control group which comprises representatives of the health authority, local authorities, public health laboratory service, the communicable disease surveillance centre and Yorkshire Water Services Ltd. after considering this information the inspectorate will report to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State.