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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:39 am on 18th July 2019.

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Photo of Derek Twigg Derek Twigg Labour, Halton 10:39 am, 18th July 2019

The Sankey canal, first opened in 1757, is an important green corridor and is used by a boat club in my constituency. It is in danger of drying out because the Fiddler’s Ferry power station, which supplies its water, is due to close next year. May we have an urgent statement or a debate involving the Environment Secretary to discuss what the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs can do to help this situation?