River Clyde (Purification)

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th June 1952.

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Photo of Hon. Patrick Maitland Hon. Patrick Maitland , Lanark 12:00 am, 17th June 1952

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what progress has been made toward establishing a river purification board for the River Clyde, bearing in mind the urgent need for effective measures to preserve river amenities for anglers.

Photo of Mr James Stuart Mr James Stuart , Moray and Nairnshire

I have sent draft proposals to the 21 local authorities concerned, and am awaiting their comments.

Photo of Hon. Patrick Maitland Hon. Patrick Maitland , Lanark

Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind the intense interest which the amenities of the River Clyde provide for all those engaged in the sport of angling, which is a particularly popular sport among miners and other of my constituents?

Photo of Mr James Stuart Mr James Stuart , Moray and Nairnshire

Yes, Sir, I will certainly bear that in mind.