Petitioner: Guy Linley-Adams on behalf of Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland
25 February 2016
Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to strengthen Scottish legislative and regulatory control of marine fish farms to protect wild salmonids of domestic and international conservation importance.
30 June 2016: The Committee took evidence from Guy Linley-Adams and Andrew Graham-Stewart, Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland. The Committee agreed to write to Marine Scotland/Scottish Government, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, the Scottish Salmon Producers Association, the Atlantic Salmon Trust and the Association of Salmon Fishery Boards. The Committee also agreed to seek further information on practices in Norway. Link to Official Report 30 June 2016
29 September 2016: The Committee agreed to refer the petition to the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee under Rule 15.6.2 of Standing Orders. Link to Official Report 29 September 2016