§ Mrs. Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many fishing vessels of under 7m in length are registered in(a) the United Kingdom and (b) each other European Union country; and if he will make a statement 
§ Mr. Norris
I have asked the chief executive of Marine Safety Agency to write to the hon. Member.
Letter from R. M. Bradley to Mrs. Margaret Ewing, dated 25 July 1996:157WThe Secretary of State for Transport has asked me to reply to your Question about the number of fishing vessels under seven metres in length registered in (a) the United Kingdom and, (b) each other European Union country.The number of fishing vessels under seven metres in length registered in the United Kingdom is 3074. I regret that this Agency does not hold information on similar sized vessels registered in other European Union countries.