§ 51. Mr. Bryant Godman Irvine
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps he is taking to protect those fishing from ports in the South Coast of the United Kingdom from beam trawlers based on European ports.
§ Mr. Anthony Stodart
An order banning the use of large beam trawls within the 12-mile limit was made earlier this year, and provision for fisheries protection by the Royal Navy is being increased by 50 per cent.