§ Mr. MILLAR
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether, in view of the representations made to the Fishery Board for Scotland by the East Fife and other Firth of Forth fishermen as to the effects of the use of the ring net and seine net for the capture of herrings in the Firth of Forth, he will institute an inquiry into the subject?
Mr. W. ADAMSON
The representations made are receiving the considera- 2073W tion of the Fishery Board for Scotland who are making inquiries on the matter.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many applications for grants from the Fishermen's Relief Fund and for loans from the Loan Fund have been received; and what are the sums involved in each case?
The number of applications for grants from the relief fund and for loans from the loan fund at yesterday's date were 1,752 and 219 respectively. The amounts involved are £66,256 and £17,148.