asked the Minister for the Marine if, since the reopening of the Celtic Sea, the herring quota has been filled; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Written Answers. - Herring Quota.
The traditional spring herring fishery in the Celtic Sea closed on Saturday last, 5 March. The question as to whether the quota will be fully taken up does not arise until the autumn when the fishery will be due to reopen in the normal way.