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Fishing: Rod Licences

Volume 699: debated on Monday 3 March 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the cost of administering the rod licence scheme in England and Wales; and what revenue has been generated from it in each of the past five years for which figures are available. [HL2109]

In 2006-07, the cost of administering the rod licence scheme was £1.64 million.

The revenue from rod licences over the last five years is shown in the table below.

Year

Revenue

2006-07

£20.5 million

2005-06

£19.7 million

2004-05

£18.6 million

2003-04

£17.6 million

2002-03

£16.1 million