§ Mr. Temple
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many members, being qualified in respect of fisheries in accordance with Section 6(3)(b) of the Water Resources Act, 1963, he has appointed or expects to appoint to the River Authorities of England and Wales, the constitutions of which will be established in this Session of Parliament.
§ Mr. Scott-Hopkins
I attach a statement showing the number of members qualified in respect of fisheries whom my right hon. Friend expects to appoint later this year to the various Authorities.
STATEMENT River Authority Members Qualified in respect of fisheries Northumbrian 3 Yorkshire Ouse and Hull 3 Trent 2 Lincolnshire 2 Welland and Nene 2 Great Ouse 2 East Suffolk and Norfolk 2 Essex 2 Kent 2 Sussex 2 Hampshire 3 Avon and Dorset 3 Devon 3 Cornwall 3 Somerset 2 Bristol Avon 1 Severn 3 Wye 3 Usk 3 Glamorgan 2 South West Wales 4 Gwynedd 4 Dee and Clwyd 3 Mersey and Weaver 1 Lancashire 3 Cumberland 3 Isle of Wight River and Water Authority 2