HC Deb 20 May 1947 vol 437 c240W
93. Mr. Edward Evans

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he proposes to take in strengthening the authority of the Herring Industry Board in order that it can perform its functions effectively.

Mr. Westwood

I will consider whether any extension of the powers of the Herring Industry Board is desirable. Any substantial extension of this kind would, however, require legislation, of which there is no immediate prospect.

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