§ Mr. LIVINGSTONE
asked the Secretary for Scotland the number of prosecutions for illegal trawling in Scotland and the number of convictions for first, second, and subsequent offences for the past year?
§ Sir J. GILMOUR
In 1924 there were 24 prosecutions for illegal trawling in Scottish waters. Convictions were obtained in 18 cases, viz., 10 convictions for a first offence, six convictions for a second offence, one conviction for a third offence, and one conviction for a fourth offence.