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Chamber and committees

Question reference: S6W-11944

  • Asked by: Paul McLennan, MSP for East Lothian, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: 7 November 2022
  • Current status: Answered by Mairi McAllan on 21 November 2022


To ask the Scottish Government whether the licensing of grouse moor management, as recommended in the Werritty review, will include a proactive monitoring regime to ensure that licences are revoked should breaches occur.


NatureScot, as the licensing body, will be responsible for the issuing and monitoring of licences. They will work closely with Police Scotland and other key stakeholders to address any suspected breach of licensing conditions.