§ Mr. John Moore
asked the Secretary of State for Trade (1) what is the purpose of his Department's survey of inshore fishing boats;
(2) how inshore fishing boats are selected for survey by his Department;
(3) if the survey of inshore fishing boats is compulsory for boat owners;
(4) how many surveys of fishing boats have been carried out since the scheme was introduced;
(5) how many civil servants are employed in his Department for the purpose of surveying inshore fishing boats, and at what cost;
(6) when and why the survey of inshore fishing boats was introduced;
(7) what is the cost to boat owners of having an inshore fishing boat inspected;
(8) how often inshore fishing boats are required to be inspected by his Department;
(9) what consultations he had with the fishing industry before the inspectorate was set up;
(10) what assistance his Department gives to inshore fishing boat owners whose boats do not meet requirements;
(11) on how many occasions inshore fishing boats which were inspected have not met his Department's requirements; received from inshore fishing boat owners1099W
(12) what is the total amount of money who have had their boats inspected;
(13) what is the average cost of a new inshore fishing boat in 1976; and what it was five years and 10 years ago, respectively.
§ Mr. Clinton Davis
It will take some time to collate all the information sought in this series of Questions and I shall inform the hon. Member of the answers as soon as practicable.