§ Mr. Soames
asked the Prime Minister which of her Ministers exercises responsibility in respect of the control of the netting of salmon in the Solway Firth.
§ The Prime Minister
Responsibility for control of the netting of salmon in the Solway Firth rests with the north west authority in English waters and the various district salmon fishery boards in Scottish waters. Within the Government, responsibility for these matters rests with my right hon. Friends the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State for Scotland respectively.