HC Deb 21 January 1977 vol 924 c327W
Mr. Wall

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the position of fishing vessels from the USSR, fishing within British limits since 1st January 1977.

Dr. Owen

The USSR is designated under Section 2(1) of the Fishery Limits Act, 1976.

A Communication to the USSR—and other Third countries—from the Presidency of the EEC will shortly be sent specifying a limit on the number of their vessels which will be permitted to fish in the waters of Member States.