§ Ms. Walley
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many incidents of water pollution by farm wastes were recorded in each of the years 1980 to 1987, and in 1988 to date, in Wales; how many of these incidents were attributable to pollution by silage effluent, and by slurry; how many of these incidents were the subject of warning letters and prosecutions; and how many prosecutions were successful.
§ Mr. Peter Walker
The information is as follows:
1985 1986 1987 Number of Incidents1 462 404 716 of which caused by Silage Effluent 127 76 212 of which caused by Slurry 162 129 186 Number of prosecutions 14 19 59 1 In area covered by the Welsh Water Authority.
These details are not available for the years prior to 1985 and are not yet available for 1988.