Mr. L. HARMSWORTH
asked the Secretary for Scotland what steps he is adopting to increase the catches from Scottish waters of fresh fish suitable for food?
§ Mr. WATT
asked the Secretary for Scotland whether a Committee has been appointed by the President of the Board of Agriculture for England to consider practical means for increasing the supplies of sea fish for the home markets; and why no Scottish representative has been put on 616W this Committee in view of the fishing industry and consumption of fish in Scotland?
§ Mr. BOLAND
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, in view of the possibilities of further development of the sea and fresh-water fisheries of Ireland steps will be taken to secure representation of Irish interests on the two Committees which are being set up?
§ Colonel ANSTRUTHER-GRAY
asked the President of the Board of Agriculture whether the new Committee on Sea Fisheries is for England and Wales alone; and, if so, why is not Scotland included?
§ Sir R. WINFREY
The Committee deals with England and Wales alone. The Board have no powers over the sea fisheries of Scotland, which come under the authority of my right hon. Friend the Secretary for Scotland.