Environment, Food And Rural Affairs

Session 2002-03
25 November 2002 REFORM OF THE COMMON FISHERIES POLICY
COMMITTEE TO PUBLISH ITS REPORT


Session 2002-03
25 November 2002 REFORM OF THE COMMON FISHERIES POLICY
COMMITTEE TO PUBLISH ITS REPORT

The Committee will publish on Thursday 28 November at 10.00 am its Report into the Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (First Report, Session 2002-03, HC110).

The Report follows an inquiry conducted in recent weeks on behalf of the Committee by a Sub-committee chaired by Colin Breed MP.  The other members of the Sub-committee were Mr David Borrow MP, Rt Hon David Curry MP, Mr David Drew MP, Mr Austin Mitchell MP, and Diana Organ MP.

There will not be a press conference to launch the Report.  Nor will advanced copies be available.  However, the Chairman of the Sub-committee will be available for interview by the media from 10.00 am on Thursday: those wishing to do so should contact Dr Kate Trumper on 020 7219 1380.

Copies of the Report will be available from 10.00 am on Thursday 28 November, in the following ways:

  • Members of the media can collect them from the Press Gallery, House of Commons.

  • They will be sent by post to all witnesses (including those who submitted written evidence), or, if preferred, they can be collected either by witnesses or by their representatives between 10.00 am and 11.00 am on Thursday, from Westminster House, 7 Millbank, London.

  • The Report will also be available from the usual outlets, including the Stationery Office bookshops (reference: First Report of the Committee of Session 2002-03, HC110).

  • The Report will be posted on the internet at approximately 3.30 pm on 28 November, and will be accessible via the Committee's homepage.




Further details of the Committee, including its current membership, can be found on the Committee's homepage.  Information about the Committee can also be obtained from 020 7219 3262.