HC Deb 08 February 1974 vol 868 cc453-4W
Mr. Laurance Reed

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether, in view of the fishing industry's support for a 200-mile

level of Government aid to Stretford and Urmston in home improvement grants in the six years up to April 1974.

Mr. Eyre

The contributions claimed from the Exchequer towards grants to private owners and improvements to local authority dwellings are as follows:

limit, he will now recognise Iceland's 50-mile claim and withdraw the United Kingdom's action before the International Court.

Mr. Amery

Her Majesty's Government do not recognise the validity of Iceland's claim to a 50-mile fishing limit. The case against Iceland is still before the International Court.