HL Deb 11 March 1997 vol 579 cc17-8WA
Baroness Carnegy

of Lour asked Her Majesty's Government:

When the Fisheries Research Services Agency will be established and when its framework document will be published.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scottish Office (The Earl of Lindsay)

Fisheries Research Services will come into existence as an Executive Agency on 1 April 1997. Its framework document has been published today and a copy has been placed in the Library.