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Marine Protected Areas: Fishing Vessels

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 49268, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if the Government will use its new powers under the Fisheries Act 2020 to restrict the fishing licences of supertrawlers and bottom trawlers and prevent them from operating in offshore UK Marine Protected Areas.

Answered on

22 September 2021

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Brighton, Pavilion, on 19 July 2021, PQ UIN 33200.