HC Deb 06 February 1986 vol 91 c258W
27. Mr. Tom Cox

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on progress being made to prevent abuses in the fishing industry arising from the use of flags of convenience by other members of the Community.

Mr. Gummer

I hope that the measures which my right hon. Friend announced in a written answer to my hon. Friend the Member for Wantage (Mr. Jackson) on 6 December will be effective in ensuring that the quotas allocated to the United Kingdom are reserved for fishing vessels having a real economic link with this country.

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