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Marine Protected Areas: Fishing Vessels

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 49269, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of the compatibility of the activity of supertrawlers and bottom trawlers in UK Marine Protected Areas with its target to protect 30 per cent of the UK's oceans by 2030.

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 33197.