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Fishing Industry (Conversion Grants)

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th April 1957.

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Photo of Sir William Duthie Sir William Duthie , Banffshire 12:00 am, 15th April 1957

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he is now able to announce the date to be appointed for the starting of the conversion grants scheme under the White Fish and Herring Industries Act.

Photo of Mr Joseph Godber Mr Joseph Godber , Grantham

Yes, Sir. Subject to the enactment of the Bill, my right hon. Friend and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland intend to make an Order prescribing 17th April, 1957, as the appointed day.

Photo of Sir William Duthie Sir William Duthie , Banffshire

Will my hon. Friend accept my assurance that the statement he has just made will be received with much approval by the section of the industry concerned?

Photo of Mr Joseph Godber Mr Joseph Godber , Grantham

I thank my hon. Friend very much.