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Thursday, 6 December 2018

Live Fisheies Bill committee meeting - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee Wednesday 5 December 2018 Meeting started at 9.33am, ended 11.17am

Yesterday @CommonsEFRA had two public evidence sessions for our short inquiry scrutinising the Fisheries Bill



The first meeting started at 9.33am, ended 11.17am.

Members present: 

Neil Parish (Chair); Alan Brown; John Grogan; Dr Caroline Johnson; Mrs Sheryll Murray; David Simpson; Angela Smith.

Witnesses:

Dr Carl M. O'Brien CBE CStat CSci FLS, Defra Chief Fisheries Science Adviser & UK Delegate to ICES, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science

Dr Craig McAngus, Lecturer in Politics, School of Media, Culture and Society, University of the West of Scotland
Councillor John Lamb, Chair, Kent and Essex Inshore Fishery Conservation Authority








The second meeting started at 2.51pm, ended 5.09pm


Make a note in your diary for the next meetings:

12 December 2018 9:30 am
Oral Evidence Session Scrutiny of the Fisheries Bill

Witnesses

Chris Williams, Senior Programme Manager, New Economics Foundation
Dr Thomas Appleby, representative, Blue Marine Foundation
Martin Salter, Head of Campaigns, The Angling Trust
Helen McLachlan, representative, Greener UK
Dr Abigail McQuatters-Gollop, Lecturer in Marine Conservation, University of Plymouth

Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster


12 December 2018 2:45 pm
Oral Evidence Session
Scrutiny of the Fisheries Bill

Witnesses:


George Eustice MP, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Anne Freeman, Deputy Director for Domestic Fisheries and Reform, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster

Witnesses:

George Eustice MP, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Anne Freeman, Deputy Director for Domestic Fisheries and Reform, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster