Minutes of Proceedings
Date: 20 February 2012
Venue: Room 29
The meeting opened in closed session at 2.02pm.
The apologies are noted above.
2. Draft Press Release
Mr Michael McGimpsey joined the meeting at 2.08pm.
The Chairperson proposed that the Committee issue a press release in response to the Minister’s press release regarding salmon conservation measures.
The Committee divided: Ayes 4; Noes 5.
Ayes: The Chairperson; The Deputy Chairperson; Mrs Hale; and Mr McGimpsey.
Noes: Mrs McKevitt; Mr McMullan; Mr Ó hOisín; Mr Sheehan; and Mr Swann.
3. Draft Committee Letter to Minister regarding Salmon Conservation
Agreed: The Committee agreed the draft letter to the Minister regarding its position on proposed salmon conservation measures, subject to one correction.
The Chairperson adjourned the meeting at 2.26pm.