§ Mr. William Ross
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish a table in theOfficial Report to show how many of each of the following fishing engines operate in the area covered by the Fisheries Conservancy Board for Northern Ireland and their location or approximate location and the total number and total weight of fish taken by each method: draft net for the capture of salmon and freshwater fish on Lough Neagh, draft net for the capture of freshwater fish other than trout and rainbow trout on Lough Erne, draft net for use in freshwater other than Lough Neagh or Lough Erne, single wall set net or trammel net for the capture of trout in Lough Neagh, per 91 m (100 yd), single wall set net or trammel net for the taking of freshwater fish other than trout and rainbow trout, per 91 m (100 yd), bait net for the taking of freshwater fish other than trout and rainbow trout for use as bait per net, long line for the capture of pike on Lough Erne, fixed tidal draft net, fixed tidal draft net which operates in the estuary of a river upstream of the defined mouth, tidal draft net, drift net for the taking of salmon in the sea, bag net used in tidal waters, and salmon box or crib.
§ Mr. Viggers
The latest available information on these areas is as follows:513W
Type of engine Total number Location Total number of fish caught Total weight of fish caught 5. Single wall set net or trammel net for capture of freshwater fish other than trout 596 Lough Neagh and Lough Erne Not available Lough Erne: 8,687 kgs Lough Neagh: No figures available 6. Bait net 20 Lough Neagh and Lough Erne Not available No figures available 7. Long line—Lough Erne (Pike) 1 All Lough Erne Not available 70 kgs 8. Fixed tidal draft net 8 6 East Antrim coast 2 North Antrim coast 1,925 5,227 kgs 9. Fixed tidal draft net operating in the estuary of a river upstream of the defined mouth 0 — — — 10. Tidal draft net 7 All County Down coast 69 215 kgs 11. Drift net for taking of salmon in the sea 8 1 East Antrim coast 7 North coast of County Antrim and Londonderry 248 789 kgs 12. Bag net used in tidal waters 14 North Antrim coast 5,924 17,593 kgs 13. Salmon box or crib 4 All on the River Bann Figures unable to be disclosed due to being owned by one concern. Disclosure would contravene statutory confidentiality.