HC Deb 15 July 1946 vol 425 cc868-9
65. Mr. D. Marshall

asked the Minister of Agriculture if he is aware of the damage being caused by basking sharks in St. Austell and adjoining bays, to fishermen's boats and equipment; and if he will consult with the Admiralty with a view to the use of their fishery protection vessels to destroy these sharks which are entering the bays in increasing numbers.

Mr. T. Williams

Yes, Sir. Arrangements have been made with the local naval authorities for naval vessels in this area to assist in destroying any basking sharks which they may encounter.

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