HC Deb 09 June 1920 vol 130 c438W

asked the Minister of Transport whether his attention has been called to the waste of fish due to inadequate transport facilities; and whether he will take steps to conserve this important source of food supply?


As stated in the reply given to the hon. and gallant Member for Hull, Central (Lieut.-Commander Kenworthy), on the 2nd instant, the conditions affecting the transport and distribution of fish are being examined in consultation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Trade Associations. The Conference mentioned in that reply is to be held on the 15th instant. I cannot, however, agree that there is any general waste of fish owing to inadequate transport facilities.