HC Deb 26 October 1908 vol 194 c1578

To ask the Secretary for Scotland whether the licences for whaling steamers have yet been granted for 1909; and, if not, will he instruct the Fishery Board for Scotland to grant licences for one steamer only to each station, in terms of the recommendation of the Departmental Committee in 1904.

(Answered by Mr Sinclair.) No licences have yet been granted for 1909. The Board's procedure in respect of existing licences will be governed by the provisions of The Whale Fisheries (Scotland) Act, 1907, Section 2 (4.)