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Petition by Lawson Devery  
 
Open Petitions - Petition PE1336  
Petition by Lawson Devery on behalf of the Salmon and Trout Association calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to take immediate action to protect wild salmon and sea trout stocks from inappropriate commercial fish farm activities by taking action to ensure that (a) all sea-based fish farms are moved away from the estuaries of major wild salmon rivers to reduce the impact of sea lice and (b) ban salmon smolt farms from operating within any wild salmon river system.  
Petitioner: Lawson Devery  
On behalf of: Salmon and Trout Association (S&TA) 
Number of signatures: 16000  
Date lodged: 22 June 2010  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1336 
Summary:

Written Submissions for PE1336  

Written Questions for PE1336  

7 September 2010 :   The Committee took evidence from Lawson Devery, Paul Knight and George Holdsworth, Salmon and Trout Association and agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Association of Salmon Fishery Boards, Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers, Marine Scotland, Scottish Anglers National Association, Scottish Natural Heritage, Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, Shetland Aquaculture, WWF Scotland and Friends of the Earth Scotland seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. <Link to Official Report 7 September 2010 

23 November 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 23 November 2010" 

8 February 2011 :   The Committee agreed to invite, in its legacy paper, the Session 4 Public Petitions Committee to give further consideration to the petition. <Link to Official Report 8 February 2011 

 
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