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SNP Government confirms controversial fishing ban plans will be dropped


Plans to ban fishing in one tenth of Scottish waters “will not be progressed”, were confirmed by the SNP’s Net Zero Secretary, Mairi McAllan, this week. Ms Mcallan MSP said that the previously proposed highly protected marine areas (HPMAs) will not be taken forward after previously announcing the proposals were being paused for a re-think.

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Herald – HPMAS dropped 08 Nov 2023