Water Supply

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd May 1976.

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Photo of Hon. John Silkin Hon. John Silkin , Lewisham, Deptford 12:00 am, 3rd May 1976

The whole House will agree that where there is a water shortage and where there is not, the production of food must take precedence over the washing of cars. There cannot be any dispute between us on that subject. Direct building is the King Charles's head of the hon. Gentleman. As the hon. Gentleman will be fully aware, I have looked into the matter and taken the advice of the local authority associations. I have tried to follow their guidance and assistance.