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Rockall

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 28 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations have been received from foreign Powers and interests about Rockall.

No formal representations have been received about British sovereignty over the island of Rockall, but the Irish Government have reserved their position about the 12-mile fishery limit around the island. In addition, the Danish Government have claimed historic rights for vessels from the Faroe Islands to fish within this limit.