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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00043: Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 12 May 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the reintroduction of the European beaver to Scotland.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 24 May 2016

The potential formal reintroduction of beavers raises complex issues around their management and legal protection. Scottish Ministers are considering these issues carefully before making a decision on the future of beavers in Scotland.