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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00577: Richard Lochhead (Moray)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 8 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what role it plays in the management of wildfowling in nature reserves such as Findhorn Bay and whether it has provided or will provide financial assistance to local authorities and other organisations for this purpose.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 21 June 2016

The management of local nature reserves, including activities such as wildfowling, is primarily the responsibility of local authorities under the provisions of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.