Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Scrutiny of the Fisheries Bill inquiry - It's your last chance to submit a question or comment.

Tom takes a long, hard look at the Fisheries Bill.

Summary of the Fisheries Bill

A Bill to make provision about policy objectives in relation to fisheries, fishing and aquaculture; to make provision about access to British fisheries; to make provision about the licensing of fishing boats; to make provision about the determination and distribution of fishing opportunities; to make provision enabling schemes to be established for charging for unauthorised catches of sea fish; to make provision about grants in connection with fishing, aquaculture or marine conservation; to make provision about the recovery of costs in respect of the exercise of public functions relating to fish or fishing; to confer powers to make further provision in connection with fisheries, aquaculture or aquatic animals; to make provision about bylaws and orders relating to the exploitation of sea fisheries; and for connected purposes.

Deadline for submissions

Written evidence should be submitted through the inquiry page by midnight on Monday 26 November 2018. It is recommended that all submitters familiarise themselves with the Guidance on giving evidence to a Select Committee of the House of Commons which outlines particulars of word count, format, document size, and content restrictions.

Accepting written evidence; the deadline for submissions is 26 November 2018.

Click here for the Scrutiny of the Fisheries Bill enquiry link.