25 April 2002

25 April 2002

Q14 Alison Halford:

 What action has the Minister taken to ensure that coastal defences, particularly in north Wales, will withstand the rises in sea levels caused by global warming? (OAQ16961)


Sue Essex:

I have encouraged the authorities responsible to prepare shoreline management plans, which by considering the wide range of issues affecting the coast, including the impact of sea level rise, aim to provide a basis for sustainable coastal defence.

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