§ Mr. McQuarrie
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what assistance he is proposing to give to the British fishing industry to research the 195W potential of new species, such as blue whiting and house mackerel.
§ Mr. Buchanan-Smith
The possibility of contributing to the cost of exploratory voyages in non-traditional fisheries is being considered in the context of the Government's general policy on public expenditure. My right hon. Friend hopes to announce a decision shortly.