‘Are salmon facing extinction from the rivers of Wales?’ Senedd debate May 2023

The findings of a recently published report were debated at the Welsh Parliament/Senedd Cymru yesterday, with Atlantic salmon species champion, Huw Irranca-Davies SM, speaking in detail about the plight of the species.

Mr Irranca-Davies spoke about how, in the not too distant future, the Salmon could be just a name on a sheet of paper and nothing more and that this species are vital to Wales, are part of its history, culture and economy. 

He went on to discuss the factors and the impact that the extinction of this species will have healthy and free flowing rivers will help all of us, you can watch the debate here 

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