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Fisheries: Carbon Emissions

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 14 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made of the carbon footprint of the inshore under 10 metre fishing fleet. (142548)

Shipping from UK based vessels in territorial waters, is included in the UK greenhouse gas inventory, under national navigation. DEFRA does not produce specific figures on emissions from the fishing industry.