Argyll District salmon application for a license to shoot seals: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Information requested

With reference to your notification (attached) not grant our application for seal control measures for the River Shira, we are minded to appeal the decision, but cannot do so within the current timeframe and without full knowledge of the advice received by MS-LOT in making their determination. Please could you provide to us all advice received, including, but not limited to, advice from NatureScot and Marine Scotland Science so we may make an informed response.


I enclose a copy of most of the information you requested.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the information you have requested because an exception under Regulation 11(2) (personal information of a third party) of the EIRs applies to that information. The reason why that exception applies is explained in the Annex to this letter. Your right

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