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Fishing Vessels

Volume 893: debated on Monday 9 June 1975

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will extend the terms of reference of the White Fish Authority to enable it to participate in the building of fishing boats.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the

Cereals:197319741975 (to)
Wheat898,369601,776128,135 (20th May)
Milk products:
Butter346,00061,0003,000 (end March)
Skimmed milk powder50,00056,00025,000 (end March)

total of White Fish Authority payments over the past year on vessels in shipyards which have become bankrupt.

In the financial year 1974–75 the WFA paid £59,882 by way of grant and £35,050 by way of loan, all in respect of one such vessel. It is expected that the vessel will be completed in another yard.