HC Deb 26 January 1987 vol 109 c124W
Mr. McQuarrie

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, pursuant to the reply of 19 January, Official Report, columns 409–10, regarding the decision to grant a limited trans-shipment operation to Eastern bloc vessels in Falmouth Bay, how many licences were granted and on what dates; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Gummer

Following close consultation with the Ministry of Defence and with Scottish industry, my Department has approved six eastern bloc vessels to receive trans-shipped fish at Falmouth; of these two made application for licence on 22 January and licences for these vessels were issued on 23 January.

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