COMMONS

MPs to take evidence on Common Fisheries Policy

05 December 2012

This session will cover the Fisheries Council decisions on Total Allowable Catches (TACs) and quotas, and progress towards CFP reform.

The objective of the current Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is to ensure exploitation of living aquatic resources that provides sustainable economic, environmental and social conditions. It includes measures concerning the conservation and exploitation of marine biological resources, conditions of access, management of fleet capacity, control and enforcement, aquaculture, the common market organisation, and international relations.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday 5 December at 2.45pm in Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster.

Witnesses

At 2.45 pm

  • Richard Benyon MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Fisheries
  • Mr John Robbs, Director, Marine and Fisheries
  • Sarah Adcock, Head of CFP Management & Discards Team, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Further information

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