asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the continuation of the operational subsidy for fishing vessels.
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fischeries and Food if, in view of the fact that the present oil subsidy granted to the fishing industry expires on 30th June this year, he will make a statement on the future economic position of the industry.
We have received representations seeking an extension of the present scheme of temporary aid. They
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was
are currently under urgent consideration. However, the future economic position of the industry depends on many factors as well as the temporary aid. They, too, are under urgent consideration and it would not be helpful to make a statement at this stage.
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is satisfied with the present state of the fishing industry; and if he will make a statement.
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave earlier this afternoon to the hon. Members for Haltemprice (Mr. Wall) and Kinross and West Perthshire (Mr. Fairbairn).