§ Mr. Macdonald
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what was the percentage of supply vessels operating in the British sector of the North sea which were foreign flagged(a) in 1982 and (b) in 1992.
§ Mr. Norris
The Department does not collect details of supply vessels operating in the North sea, but I have obtained from other sources the following figures for June of each year:(a) 51 per cent. (b) 45 per cent.