HC Deb 15 December 1953 vol 522 cc30-1W
78. Mr. Hoy

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions his Department has had recently with the fishing industry in Scotland regarding the production of fish-meal and oil; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. J. Stuart

The production of fish meal from surplus white fish was mentioned in the course of wider discussions at a recent meeting with trawler owners but no specific proposals were put forward. The scheme for producing oil and meal from surplus herring is under constant review in consultation with the Herring Industry Board.

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