Petitions (Active)

 

Open petitions with the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Details of petitions referred to this Committee for consideration are outlined below. 

PE1598

PE1598: Protecting wild salmonids from sea lice from Scottish salmon farms

Lodged 25 February 2016

On 29 September 2016 the Public Petitions Committee referred petition PE1598 to the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee.

The Committee received correspondence relating to its consideration of the petition on 20 October 2016:

On 26 October 2016, the Committee considered the petition. The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, seeking further information on the issues raised in the petition. 

See the Official Report regarding the petition here

The Cabinet Secretary responded on 24 November 2016:

The Committee received an additional response on 7 December 2016 from the Cabinet Secretary regarding Annex A which is referred to in the letter sent on the 24 November 2016:

On 14 December 2016, the Committee considered the petition. The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, seeking further information on the issues raised in the petition and to arrange a visit to a salmon farm.

See the Official Report regarding the petition here.

The Committee received correspondence relating to its consideration of the petition on 19 April 2017 from the petitioner:

The Committee considered the petition on 21 June 2017 and agreed that in early 2018 they will conduct an inquiry into aquaculture in Scotland, which would seek to include consideration of the issues raised in the petition.

See the Official Report regarding the petition here

 

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