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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-05031: Claudia Beamish (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 25 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has made a comparison of fish farm regulations, in terms of environmental conditions, between Scotland and Norway.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 6 December 2016

The environmental impacts of fish farms on the water environment are regulated through the Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011. The Scottish Government has not made any comparison of these Regulations with regulations in Norway.