HC Deb 09 April 1970 vol 799 c124W
Q9. Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Prime Minister if he is aware of the increasing competition suffered by British fishing fleets from foreign fishing ships in British waters and otherwise; and, in order to protect the British fishing industry, if he will take steps to separate the Ministry of Fisheries from the Ministry of Agriculture and place it under a separate Minister.

The Prime Minister

The interests of the fishing industry are well served by the present arrangements.

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