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Oil Discharges (Fishing Areas)

Volume 439: debated on Friday 11 July 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, in view of the losses of fish by County Down fishermen as shown by the report of Eleanor Annetta, Portavogie, which has been sent to him, he will, in co-operation with the Admiralty and Ministry of Transport, warn sea captains against the practice of discharging oil into the sea when in the vicinity of the herring-fishing fleet.

I am making inquiries and will communicate with the hon. Member as soon as they are completed.