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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-08260: Maurice Golden (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 20 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-04367 by Fergus Ewing on 10 November 2016, how many vessels will be participating in the remote electronic monitoring fully documented fisheries schemes operated by Marine Scotland in 2017.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 29 March 2017

Up to 4 trawlers are anticipated to participate in the 2017 Saithe and Monkfish FDF scheme, which will run between April 2017 and December 2017. Up to 10 scallop boats may also participate in a separate FDF scheme scheduled to run between June and December.