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Icelandic Fishing Regulations

Volume 498: debated on Thursday 27 March 1952

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will make a statement on the new restrictions imposed by the Icelandic Government upon the right of British fishermen to fish in waters around Iceland; and whether he proposes to take any action.

The position created by the new Icelandic fishery regulations is at present being studied by the Departments concerned. I should prefer not to say anything more until this examination has been concluded.