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Dee Estuary

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 8 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what agencies are involved in the administration of the Dee estuary. (99374)

There are two agencies involved in the administration of the Dee estuary: the DEFRA Marine Fisheries Agency acting in its own right in the English zone, and acting on behalf of the Welsh Assembly Government in the Welsh zone; and the Environment Agency, acting as a Sea Fisheries Committee under the Sea Fisheries Regulation Act 1966.