Fishing Catches: Estuaries and Inland Waterways

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 4th December 2018.

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Photo of Desmond Swayne Desmond Swayne Conservative, New Forest West

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will take steps to eliminate the use of monofilament nets in estuaries and inshore waters; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Sea fisheries management in England’s estuaries and inshore waters is the responsibility of the Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authorities (IFCAs). It is for the relevant IFCA to determine the type of nets that should be used in its district.

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