§ Mr. Wallace
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the locations in Northern Ireland where shellfish samples were taken for testing for paralytic shellfish poisoning; and what was the frequency of such sampling at these locations in 1991.
§ Mr. Hanley
In 1991 samples were taken from the northern and southern sides of Belfast lough between May and September at intervals of a week to a fortnight. Strangford lough, Carlingford lough, Dundrum bay and Lough Foyle were sampled on two occasions during this period and the North coast at Portrush once.