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Fishing Industry

Volume 930: debated on Wednesday 27 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a White Paper on the future structure of the Scottish fishing industry.


asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will publish estimated figures of the total allowable catch of the different species of fish in the waters within the fishing limits around Scotland for the present year, with forecasts for the next three years.

The Liaison Committee of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea will shortly be publishing the scientists' latest recommendations on stocks in the North-East Atlantic. However, the total allowable catches proposed by them will necessarily relate to the areas of sea inhabited by the stocks in question and not to the limits of any particular country.