§ 48. Mr. Cummings
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what recent representations he has received concerning the north-east salmon fishery.
§ 63. Mr. Leadbitter
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what recent representations he has received regarding the prohibition of the use of T nets in the southern area of the Northumbrian water authority area.
§ Mr. Donald Thompson
We have received a number of representations about the salmon net fisheries off the north-east coast of England. A recent report to Ministers of a public inquiry into a proposed byelaw has been published and we shall be reviewing the fishery, and salmon net fisheries in eastern Scotland, presenting a report to Parliament, as required by the Salmon Act 1986.