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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-22393: Colin Smyth (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 27 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to reconsider the terms of the seal licensing scheme.

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon 24 April 2019

Section 129 of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 places a duty on Scottish Ministers to review and publish a report on the operation of the seal licensing regime every five years. The next review is due to report on 1 September 2020.

The review will cover all aspects of the operation of the seal licencing system.