HC Deb 15 May 1981 vol 4 c356W
Mr. McQuarrie

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make it his policy, when exercising his powers under the Freshwater and Salmon Fisheries (Scotland) Act 1976, to have particular regard to the protection of lochs and reservoirs within catchment areas and of other enclosed waters coming within more than one water course.

Mr. Younger

I have already decided that proposals in respect of a complete though small catchment area should not be refused solely on the grounds that the catchment area is not substantial. Each set of proposals is considered on its merits.