HC Deb 18 November 1957 vol 578 c1W
34. Mr. Grey

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is aware that many fish friers in Durham are experiencing hardship due to the high price of fish; and what steps he intends to take to remedy this matter.

Mr. Godber

My right hon. Friend is aware that there has recently been an increase in the price which fish friers generally have had to pay for their fish. This has been due to natural factors. The effect of autumn weather has been accentuated by a scarcity of fish on the distant-water grounds. The fleets are fishing all out.

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