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Fishing Industry

Volume 978: debated on Wednesday 6 February 1980

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17.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the Scottish fishing industry.

The industry faces many problems, mainly as a result of rising costs and the decline in many of the more important fish stocks. These difficulties can best be removed by a satis- factory settlement of the common fisheries policy, and the Government are working urgently to this end.