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St Helena: Fisheries

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 40039, tabled on 8 June 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that Government aid to the fishing sector on St Helena supports pole and line fishing methods.

Answered on

14 June 2016

UK Government support has helped the St Helena Fisheries Cooperation become a member of the International Pole and Line Foundation and the Earth Island Institute’s Dolphin Safe Tuna Monitoring Programme.