Shellfish (Rail Transport)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17 November 1965.

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Photo of Mr Eustace Willis Mr Eustace Willis , Edinburgh East 12:00, 17 November 1965

I have received such representations, but I understand that small consignments of shellfish are carried in guards vans of passenger trains, provided there is room, and I shall reply to that effect. I appreciate that some fishermen are anxious lest this should result in delay and losses, but I have no evidence that it has had any significant effect on the shellfish industry.