HC Deb 12 June 1996 vol 279 c222W
Mr. Morley

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what information is held on the amount of large mesh bottom-set gill net in use off Scotland by(a) British boats and (b) foreign boats (i) within the six-mile limit and (ii) beyond; and how any changes in the amount and type of gill net use, as a result of the proposed derogation on monofilament net will be determined. [31777]

Mr. Raymond S. Robertson

[holding answer 7 June 1996]: Information is not collected separately on the use of large mesh bottom set gill nets. There are no plans to change this.

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