HC Deb 24 July 1902 vol 111 c1144

To ask the President of the Board of Trade, seeing that only the northern portion of the programme of Great Britain's scientific investigations in the North Sea, for which a sum of £16,000 has been placed on this year's Estimates, will fall under the supervision of the Scotch Fishery Board, will he state by whom the remaining portion of that programme will be undertaken.

(Answered by Mr. Gerald Balfour.) Arrangement are being made with the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom to undertake on behalf of His Majesty's Government part of the scientific investigations in connection with the International programme.