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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-16467: Colin Smyth (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 8 May 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what steps will be taken to ensure that there are no repeat episodes similar to the mass death of whooper swans in the Fairnington area of the Scottish Borders in December 2017 and January 2018.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 16 May 2018

Given that the cause of deaths of the whooper swans in the Fairnington area of the Scottish Borders in December 2017 and January 2018 were inconclusive, there is no guarantee that any steps the Scottish Government takes would prevent a repeat scenario.