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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-04260

Macduff Harbour E-fish Market

Submitted by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Friday, May 6, 2022

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Jackie Dunbar, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Douglas Ross, Paul Sweeney, Mercedes Villalba, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle

That the Parliament welcomes the new plans by Aberdeenshire Council, endorsed by the Macduff Harbour’s advisory committee, to introduce an “e-fish” market, allowing customers to place orders online; understands that there is a large demand for an online market, which, it believes, will mean smaller buyers will have a better chance of buying fish and fisherman will get a fairer price for their catch; applauds this innovation, which, it considers, will provide more jobs for the local area and create a new market for local fisherman, and hopes that this a great success.