MR. CATHCART WASON (Orkney and Shetland)
I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade if the petition of sixty-three fisherman from the parish of Evie, Orkney, protesting against the grant of the rights and interests of the Crown in the Foreshore of Eynhallow 715 Island to the proprietor of the island has been received, and if the same will receive due consideration.
§ THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRADE (Mr. GERALD BALFOUR, Leeds, Central)
Yes, Sir, the petition referred to by my hon. friend has been received, and will be duly considered by the Board of Trade.