Report of the Director of Markets and Consumer Protection.
The Committee considered a report of the Director of Markets and Consumer Protection that provided details of the 44th City of London Thames Fishery Research Experiment held in October 2016 and sought approval of the 45th Thames Fishery Research Experiment to take place in 2017.
In response to a Member’s question regarding the low number of Sole caught, the Director of Port Health and Public Protection advised that the Environment Agency have a number of Bass and Sole nurseries to maintain and improve species numbers and they carry out regular surveys along the Thames to monitor numbers.
RESOLVED – That:-
a) The outcome of the 44th City of London Thames Fishery Experiment be noted;
b) The grant from City’s Cash to partially fund the 45th event in 2017 be approved; and
c) The 45th City of London Thames Fishery Experiment, to take place in 2017, be approved.