Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2004-05
30 November 2004 The Future for UK Fishing

30 November 2004 The Future for UK Fishing
Tuesday 7 December: Change of Witness
Tuesday 14 December: New Meeting

The oral evidence scheduled to be taken on The Future for UK Fishing by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee’s Sub-Committee on The Future for UK Fishing on Tuesday 7 December  has been revised.  On 7 December the Committee will now take evidence from Anglo-North Irish Fish Producers Organisation rather than Dr Andrew Palfreman , who will now give oral evidence on 14 December . The oral evidence session on 8 December remains unchanged

The revised schedule is therefore as follows:

Tuesday 7 December 2004
3.30 pm 
               South Western Fish Producers Organisation
4.00 pm (approx)  Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
4.30 pm (approx)  Anglo-North Irish Fish Producers Organisation

Wednesday 8 December 2004
10.00 am 
              Mr Ben Bradshaw MP, Minister for Nature Conservation and Fisheries, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Tuesday 14 December 2004
3.30 pm    
             National Federation of Sea Anglers; Sea Anglers’ Conservation Network; and the Bass Anglers’ Sport fishing Society
4.15 pm (approx)  South Devon and Channel Shellfishermen
5.00 pm (approx)  Dr Andrew Palfreman, Independent Consultant

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NOTES FOR EDITORS

For the terms of reference of this inquiry please see the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee press notice, published 9 July 2004, available on the Committee’s website: http://www.parliament.uk/efracom.

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