Scotland's Future Catching Policy consultation

Closes 7 Jun 2022

Opened 15 Mar 2022


This consultation seeks the views of stakeholders on Scotland’s Future Catching Policy (FCP), which will establish a new approach to managing sea fishing activities within Scottish waters and will ensure that the right management measures are in place to support reasonable and pragmatic decision making.

Read the consultation paper.

Why your views matter

The publication of this consultation paper seeks to gather views on Scotland's Future Catching Policy as a fundamental part of delivering sustainable and responsible fisheries management under our Fisheries Management Strategy. We are seeking a wide variety of stakeholder views of the proposals we are setting out in order to inform delivery

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