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Icelandic Waters

Volume 155: debated on Thursday 15 June 1922

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in view of the new Icelandic fishing law which becomes operative on 1st July, what steps the Government proposes to take to safeguard the interests of the British trawlers and crews fishing in Icelandic waters?

I will consult with my right hon. Friend the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries as to the action which might become necessary if the law should prove harmful to our legitimate fishing interests.