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Fishing Sector Focus Group

Inshore fishing boats at EyemouthThe Marine Scotland Fishing Sector Focus Group provides a forum to discuss a range of strategic marine issues the are relevant to the fishing sector.

Made up of representatives from both Marine Scotland and the fishing sector, the forum is designed to offer a cooperative forum where commercial fishing interests are considered in the development of marine planning, renewables and conservation policy. In addition, it will alo provide a more integrated approach to information dissemination and discussion.

The Group met for the first time in September 2010 and will meet quarterly.