asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list in the Official Report the names of the representative organisations and individual interests from whom representations had been made to him on the banning of gill nets for salmon fishing.
Prior to my announcement on 7th March I had received representations from five individuals and the following organisations:—
- The Association of Scottish District Salmon Fishery Boards.
- The Salmon Net Fishing Association of Scotland.
my hon. Friend the Member for West Stirlingshire (Mr. Canavan) by my right hon. Friend the Lord President of the Council on 5th March.—[Vol. 887, c. 445.]