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MPs question fisheries minister today about UK face of EU Fisheries Policy

16 March 2011

The Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon MP about domestic implementation of EU Common Fisheries Policy.

Issues

During this short inquiry the Committee is examining the following issues:

  • Is the current quota management system fit for purpose and how might it be improved?
  • Are the current arrangements fair to small-scale fisheries?
  • Is Defra taking all possible steps to reduce the level of discards?

Witness

The meeting will be held in committee room 15 at 10.15am

  • Richard Benyon, Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Further Information

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