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Marine Aggregates

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 16th September 2004.

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Photo of Adam Price Adam Price Spokesperson (Economy and Taxation; Education & Skills; Miner's Compensation; Regeneration; Trade & Industry)

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on the amount of marine aggregates in cubic metres dredged off the British coast in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available.

Photo of Keith Hill Keith Hill Minister of State (Housing and Planning), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

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The Crown Estate has provided the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister with the following figures for the extraction of aggregates from British waters over the past 10 years:

Tonnage extracted Cubic metres extracted1
1994 22,064,768 13,374,690
1995 26,122,576 16,068,640
1996 26,613,578 16,496,250
1997 24,876,508 15,301,780
1998 22,866,580 13,928,970
1999 23,678,572 14,442,100
2000 23,656,885 14,042,140
2001 22,689,280 13,771,780
2002 21,875,086 13,273,720
2003 22,226,070 13,525,340

(11) Approximate conversion.

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