§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what response he is making to the report by Mr. Stewart Boyd QC in relation to Mr. Brian Cummings over Falklands Fishing Company losses; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Sainsbury
Mr. Stewart Boyd QC was commissioned by the Governor of the Falkland Islands to inquire into the affairs of Seamount Limited, a joint venture between Stanley Fisheries Ltd., a subsidiary of the Falkland Islands Development Corporation, and Seaboard Offshore Ltd., a UK company.
The report's contents and findings are entirely a matter for the Falkland Islands Government who are responsible for the operation of the Falkland Islands Development Corporation.