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White Fish Subsidy

Volume 496: debated on Thursday 28 February 1952

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63.

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is yet able to announce a decision about the continuation of the white fish subsidy after the end of March, 1952.

66.

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is now able to make a further statement regarding the white fish subsidy.

Yes. The Government have decided to continue payment of the white fish subsidy for a further period of four months up to 31st July. The scales and conditions of payment are still to be settled, and will be announced later. The question whether a subsidy should continue to be paid after 31st July and, if so, on what terms, will be reviewed in the course of the next few months.