§ Mr. FOOT
asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he has yet completed his inquiries of the local military authorities with reference to the proposed new bye-laws relating to the Penlee and Boviss artillery ranges; and whether an opportunity will be given for the representatives of the fishermen of Cawsand, Looe, and Polperro to express their views thereon before the proposed bye-laws are confirmed?
§ Sir R. SANDERS
I am informed that the inquiries of the local military authorities are not yet completed. As regards the second part of the: question, I have already received many representations on this subject, and I have been for some time in communication with my Noble Friend the Secretary of State for War with a view to arranging such modifications of the by-laws consistent with military requirements, as will safeguard the interest of the fishermen. I shall be very happy to receive and to give careful consideration to any further representations the fishermen may desire to make.