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This consultation ended 27 November 2023.

Consultation period:
13 November 2023 to 27 November 2023
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We want your views on the proposed whelk permit conditions for 2024 to 2025.

Consultation description

The proposals for the 2024 to 2025 whelk permit period, starting on 1 March 2024, include:

  • the permit fee to increase with inflationary costs to £304     
  • the Annual Catch Limit (ACL) to remain the same as 2023-2024 at 4,768 tonnes
  • no change to the initial Monthly Catch Limit (MCL) of 50 tonnes