Fishing Catches: Scotland and Wales

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 2nd March 2020.

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Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether under 10m fishing vessels registered in Wales or Scotland and landing in an English port will be required to create a catch record and report before the catch is moved off the boat.

Photo of Victoria Prentis Victoria Prentis The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Fisheries management is a devolved matter. Therefore the requirement to submit catch records for under 10 metre fishing vessels varies depending on where vessels are registered within the UK.

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