HC Deb 07 April 1971 vol 815 c132W
Mr. Grimond

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the figures of fishing boats built in Scotland under the Grant and Loan Schemes for each of the last five years.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

The following list shows the number of new fishing boats for which grants were approved in each of the last five years by the Herring Industry Board and the White Fish Authority and which were, or are being, built in Scotland. The list also shows how many of these vessels were the subject of loan assistance from the Herring Industry Board, the White Fish Authority or the Highlands and Islands Development Board.

Grant Loan
1966 53 41
1967 62 47
1968 74 59
1969 71 66
1970 53 44