Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2003-04
22 April 2004 Government Reply to the Caught in the net: by-catch of dolphins and porpoises off the UK coast Report

22 April 2004 Government Reply to the Caught in the net: by-catch of dolphins and porpoises off the UK coast Report

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has received a reply from the Government to its Third Report of Session 2003-04, Caught in the net: by-catch of dolphins and porpoises of the UK coast, which was published on 30 January 2004 as HC 88.

The Committee will publish the reply as its Seventh Special Report of Session 2003-04, Caught in the net: by-catch of dolphins and porpoises off the UK coast: Government Reply to the Committee's Report (HC 540).

The Special Report will be published at 11am on Wednesday 28 April. Copies will be made available to members of the press and to witnesses who received copies of the original report. The Report will be available in the following ways:

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

  • Copies of the Report may be obtained, on publication, from the usual outlets, including The Parliamentary Bookshop and The Stationery Office.

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

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