§ Mr. N. McLean
asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation what was the number of fishing vessels registered at Mallaig Harbour for the years 1953–54, 1954–55, 1955–56, 1956–57 and 1957–58, respectively.
§ Mr. Watkinson
Fishing vessels based on Mallaig are registered at Oban. The numbers of Mallaig based vessels newly registered in the calendar years 1953 to 1958 were none, none, one, four, two and two respectively. The total numbers of such vessels on the register at 30th June in those years were 25, 23, 22, 22, 24 and 25, respectively.