– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 22nd November 1999.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of George Lyon George Lyon Liberal Democrat

Question S1W-2403

To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-1660 by Mr John Home Robertson, whether it has received any representations from the fishing industry on the financial impact caused by the scallop fishing ban and whether it now has any plans to introduce a compensation scheme for scallop fishermen and businesses affected by the ban.

Photo of John Home Robertson John Home Robertson Labour

The Scottish Executive has considered representations from the fishing industry and shares its concern about the continuing need to restrict scallop fishing. It has concluded that compensation for the consequences of natural phenomena cannot be justified.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.