06 November 2020 - NW2472
Lorimer, Mr JR to ask the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
(a) What are the reasons that the fisheries offices of her department are still closed and (b) on what date will they re-open?
(a) The Fisheries Offices are closed
The Fishing Sector was identified as an essential service in the provision of food during the National Covid-19 Lockdown. Office-based fisheries staff have been working on rotation since Alert 4 of the Lockdown, but have all returned to office with the commencement of Alert Level 1.
(b) Not applicable
MS B D CREECY, MP
MINISTER OF FORESTRY, FISHERIES AND THE ENVIRONMENT