HC Deb 23 June 1977 vol 933 c506W
24. Mr. Wall

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many infringements of North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission rules on mesh sizes and the loading of immature fish have been reported by British, French, Belgian and Dutch fishing vessels, respectively, during each of the past five years.

Mr. Bishop

The following information on reported infringements of NEAFC recommendations has been provided by the NEAFC Secretariat from information supplied by member Governments:

ing very careful examination; and my right hon. Friend the Minister will decide whether further action is necessary only when we have the results of the committees' inquiries.