HC Deb 06 November 1978 vol 957 cc81-2W
Mr. Geraint Howells

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he is satisfied with the state of the fishing industry in Wales; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Alec Jones

The Welsh Office, in conjunction with the Welsh Development Agency and the White Fish Authority, and the Development Board for Rural Wales in conjunction with local councils and the Lancashire and western sea fisheries joint committee, are considering various aspects of the inshore and deep water fishing industry of Wales to establish what steps might be taken to improve their prospects.

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