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Lobster Pots and Small Craft Safety – time to change the rules!

The Government has responded to the on-line petition "We, the undersigned, urge the Minister of State (DEFRA) to improve the way static fishing gear is marked for the safety of all small craft at sea.

"The current, voluntary, guidance is not adequate. We ask that DEFRA seeks views regarding enforceable regulation among other options."

The response can be read at the link below.