§ 12. Sir John Gilmour
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he will report on the progress of negotiations with third countries on fishing agreements.299W
§ Mr. John Silkin
The EEC Commission has begun negotiations for framework fisheries agreements with a number of third countries including Norway, the Faroes, Canada, the United States, Sweden and Spain. Other negotiations are due to start shortly, and talks with Iceland are expected to resume later this month. A number of third countries, including the USSR, have not yet entered into discussions with the Community.