Oral Answers to Questions — Distant-Water Fish (Landings and Prices)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th April 1954.

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Photo of Mr Norman Dodds Mr Norman Dodds , Dartford 12:00 am, 8th April 1954

asked the Minister of Agriculture the average price per cwt. and the landings of distant-water fish taken from 1st January, 1954, to the latest convenient date; and the comparable figure for 1951.

Photo of Mr Thomas Dugdale Mr Thomas Dugdale , Richmond (Yorks)

Landings of distant-water fish from 1st January to 31st March this year amounted to 1,695,000 cwt. at an average price of 50s. 1d. per cwt. The comparable figures for 1951 are 2,251,000 cwt. at an average price of 48s. 4d. per cwt.