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Fishing Gear: Waste Disposal

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 287610, tabled on 5 September 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate she has made of the amount of abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear from UK and foreign fishing fleets around the UK coastline.

Answered on

9 September 2019

It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.