HC Deb 13 May 1946 vol 422 c147W
98. Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the President of the Board of Trade, where and when new and second-hand nets. respectively, will be available for the inshore fishermen of the north-east of Scotland.

Mr. Belcher:

Manufacture of new fishing nets is proceeding at maximum capacity subject to existing labour shortages. There is no control of second-hand fishnets.