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Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: River Trent: Pollution (5 Nov 2009)

Brian Jenkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of (a) cleaning up the recent discharge of cyanide and raw sewage into the river Trent and (b) restoring habitats affected by the discharge.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Regional Development: Urban Waste Water Directive (19 Oct 2009)

Conor Murphy: ...in Britain, which was something from which we did not benefit. It is not correct to describe what is being discharged in places like Cloughfin, Whitehead, Ballycarry and Ballystrudder as raw sewage. I understand that the proposed discharge at Cloughfin, in particular, will consist of secondary treated effluent from a works at Ballycarry, along with screened waste water from Ballystrudder...

Scottish Parliament: Petitions Process Inquiry (23 Sep 2009)

Michael McMahon: ...abuse, have led to debate in the chamber and have brought about policy change. Others have resulted in changes in the law, such as when Parliament legislated in 2003 to prohibit the spreading of raw sewage on agricultural land. More recently, the inquiry into the availability of national health service cancer treatment and the debate on knife crime, which were mentioned by John Farquhar...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: River Thames: Pollution (20 Jul 2009)

Susan Kramer: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment has been made of the likely effects of the recent raw sewage spillage in the Thames in the Mogden area on river usage and wildlife.

Water Charging (South-West) (19 May 2009)

Hugo Swire: ...time, it was not uncommon for beaches to be closed. Indeed, in July 1990 pollution signs were erected at Leas Foot beach at Thurlestone in Devon warning swimmers not to go into the sea because of raw sewage. The beach was rated the most polluted in Europe in 1985, when levels of sewage were 16 times the maximum allowed and 3,200 times the recommended level. With the advent of...

[Ann Winterton in the Chair] — Palestinian Territories (Economic Aid) (27 Jan 2009)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: ...the Minister back from Palestine and congratulate the hon. Member for Battersea (Martin Linton) not only on securing this debate, but on providing the Chamber with a well-informed speech. I shall draw later on some of his comments. I should add that the shadow International Development Secretary, my hon. Friend the Member for Sutton Coldfield (Mr. Mitchell), is on his way back from Gaza....

Gaza (21 Jan 2009)

Clare Short: ...witnessed the shortages of food, paper and pens in the United Nations Relief and Works Agency schools, and shortages of water, pharmaceuticals and other medical necessities. Even more dreadful, the sewage systems are not adequate. Raw sewage is pumped into the sea. There are plans for new sewage treatment plants, civil engineers are available and donors' funds have been committed, but...

Olympics: Gaza (19 Jan 2009)

Brian Iddon: When I was in the Gaza strip on 14 April last year, the first thing that we came across, just inside the Erez crossing, was a large lagoon of sewage, in which a five-year-old boy had already died. Raw sewage was pouring into the sea 24/7, and there were piles of rotting rubbish lying in all the streets because the refuse vehicles could not function. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the...

Gaza (15 Jan 2009)

Clare Short: ...bombardment began, and the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross testified yesterday that it is now in an absolutely terrible condition. There is also a terrible smell of sewage along the sea front, because Israel will not allow the importation of the parts needed to build an essential sewage treatment plant. Civil engineers are available and money has been committed,...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Israel and Palestine: Gaza Sewage (17 Dec 2008)

Lord Tunnicliffe: The Coastal Municipalities Water Utility (CMWU)—the relevant Palestinian body—reports that at least 70 million litres of raw and partially treated sewage flows into the Mediterranean each day.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Israel and Palestine: Gaza Sewage (17 Dec 2008)

Lord Tunnicliffe: ...(WHO); and the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Both WHO and UNRWA monitor sea-water quality in Gaza. WHO took sea-water samples during the summer and issued a recommendation that molluscs and raw fish caught in Gazan waters should not be eaten and has issued guidance against entering the sea close to the sewage outlets. We do not know if this advice is being followed by the Gazan...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Israel and Palestine: Gaza Sewage (17 Dec 2008)

Baroness Tonge: To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimates have been made of disease from raw sewage in Gaza.

Petitions: Flooding (Northamptonshire) (10 Dec 2008)

Peter Bone: ...and ill repaired sewerage and draining systems. The three recent floods have affected several areas of the village, bringing with it immense problems for the homes affected including the leakage of raw sewage. The main trunk road from Wellingborough to Kettering, the A509 also flooded and had to be temporarily closed. Wherefore your Petitioners pray that your Honourable House urges the...

Debate on the Address: Foreign Affairs and Defence (10 Dec 2008)

Kate Hoey: ...Harare yesterday and in Bulawayo the day before, and I learned that the situation has become even more dire, with the breakdown of sanitation and water facilities. Now that the rains are beginning, raw sewage is getting right into the wells that people use for drinking and washing. We are facing a huge crisis there. Despite that, some people in the Southern African Development Community...

Queen's Speech — Debate (2nd Day) (Continued) (4 Dec 2008)

Lord Steel of Aikwood: ..., and the words of the Balfour declaration, when we look at the situation in the Middle East today. I was very much motivated by interest in that part of the world in my experience as a very new, raw young MP attending a session of the General Assembly of the United Nations at a time, in 1967, when Lord Caradon was successfully negotiating resolution 242. I remember the euphoria in the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Maintenance of Waterways by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Upper Bann Constituency (3 Nov 2008)

John O'Dowd: ...concerns not only environmentalists but local farmers whose land surrounds it. Although the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development does not have direct responsibility for the river, the sewage that is being pumped into the river overflows onto farmers’ land and has caused severe pollution in the past. In future developments at the waterworks, I hope that the Environment Agency...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Tourist Potential of Lough Neagh (21 Oct 2008)

Stephen Moutray: ...absence of such an authority increases the danger for those who use the lough, which is inhibiting. There is also a history of poor water quality. During high-water conditions and after heavy rain, raw sewage often enters the lough at several points around its shores. Therefore, it is important that Northern Ireland Water upgrades all the sewerage outlets into the lough to ensure that the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Israel and Palestine: Gaza Sewage (29 Sep 2008)

Baroness Crawley: The Department for International Development (DfID) monitors the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip closely. Due to fuel shortages, 60 million litres of raw and partially treated sewage flows into the Mediterranean each day and 90 per cent of mains water is polluted. The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) leads the water and sanitation sector in the Occupied Palestinian Territories....

Written Answers — House of Lords: Israel and Palestine: Gaza (9 Jun 2008)

Lord Hylton: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the European Union and the other members of the quartet have assessed the risks to public health in Gaza arising from (a) the lack of treatment of raw sewage during the summer; (b) the risks to underground water supplies; (c) the lack of fuel for electricity generators; and (d) shortages of food and medical supplies; and whether the risks impose a duty...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Israel and Palestine: Gaza (2 Jun 2008)

the Earl of Sandwich: ...fuel and essential supplies into Gaza; (b) to allow humanitarian access for food, water and basic health care; and (c) to enable the authorities to repair public service infrastructure and prevent raw sewage from flowing into the Mediterranean.


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