HC Deb 17 December 1912 vol 45 cc1328-9W

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he can furnish any information with regard to the Departmental Commission to investigate the trawling for herrings and other fishery questions; and whether he can state on how many days the Commission has sat, and when the Report is expected to be issued?


The members of the Interdepartmental Committee on Fisheries have since its appointment been continuously engaged in considering memoranda sent in from associations, firms and individual fishermen. The Committee has in addition met formally five times, and is engaged in hearing evidence on the question of "trawling for herring" before dealing with the question of "Territorial Limits." I cannot at present say when a Report will be issued.