Thames Gateway

Charles Walker calls on the Government to ensure that London is cleaned up for the 2012 Olympics. He highlights the fact that during severe cloudbursts, sewage is still discharged into the Lea Valley river.

Mr. Charles Walker (Broxbourne) (Con): I have only just come into the Chamber, but will the hon. Gentleman join me in welcoming the Olympics to London and in urging the Government to ensure that our waterways are clean and pristine when we show them off to the world? In Broxbourne, we have canoeing, yet sewage is still discharged into the Lea valley river during severe cloudbursts. Will the hon. Gentleman put pressure on his colleagues on the Treasury Bench to ensure that we have a pristine London for that great event?

 

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