§ 49. Mr. W. Shepherd
asked the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries the percentage of fresh fish landed in Great Britain by vessels of foreign registration.
Mr. T. Williams
In 1948, foreign registered fishing vessels caught 13 per cent. of the total quantity of fresh white fish landed in Great Britain direct from the fishing grounds.
§ 50. Mr. W. Shepherd
asked the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries what steps he proposes to take to protect the interest of the British fishing industry when new trawler tonnage results in an excess of landing in Great Britain.