To ask the Scottish Government, in light of recent scientific evidence that suggests that the method does not cause environmental damage, whether it has discussed with Clyde fishermen reconsidering the ban on the catching of razor clams by electro-fishing.
Answered by Richard Lochhead
(05/06/2015): Marine Scotland hosted an open workshop in Glasgow on 30 March 2015 to fully discuss the findings of the Marine Scotland Science report Electrofishing for Razor Clams with industry and relevant national and local public bodies. The Clyde Fishermen’s Association and individual fishers actively participated in the event.
Current Status: Answered by Richard Lochhead on 05/06/2015