Implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy: Domestic Fisheries Management

Inquiry concluded, Report and Government Response published

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee held two sessions on aspects of Defra’s domestic fisheries management within the framework of the current Common Fisheries Policy. 

In particular, the Committee considered 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?

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