Fisheries: Scotland

Scotland Office written question – answered at on 14 March 2022.

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Photo of Matthew Offord Matthew Offord Conservative, Hendon

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on support for sustainable fishing and fisheries science in Scotland.

Photo of Alister Jack Alister Jack The Secretary of State for Scotland

My office engages regularly with other Government Departments at official and Ministerial level.

Through the Scottish Seafood Industry Action Group, Ministers discuss a wide range of issues that are of interest to the fishing industry, with the Industry itself.

Sustainable fishing underpins our approach to managing our fish stocks, the advice we get from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has guided our decisions on Total Allowable Catch during the recent fisheries negotiations.

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