The Commissioners set a rate of 37.0p in the £.

Messrs J E Heading and N V M Walker were re-appointed Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively.

The Finance Committee comprising Messrs C J Crofts, J E Heading, P Jolley, R Sears and  N V M Walker  were re-appointed.

Mr Dave Gillett (represenative of the Environment Agency) gave a presentation on the operation of the Ouse Washes system, the use of Welney Gate, Welches Dam pumping station and the Old Bedford Sluice.