HC Deb 28 July 1898 vol 63 c307
MR. BUCHANAN (Aberdeenshire, E.)

I beg to ask the Lord Advocate what progress has been made in the negotiations with the North Sea Powers with, a view to an international arrangement of sea fishery regulations?


No such negotiations have been commenced, but communications are being exchanged with the Swedish Government with a view to an international inquiry into questions connected with the North Sea fisheries.


I will put a Question to the Lord Advocate to-morrow.

In answer to Mr. PIRIE (Aberdeen, N.) Mr. CURZON said the negotiations were entered upon, of course, in the hope that they would be conducted to a successful issue.