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Marine protection news from UK Parliament.

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Fisheries Bill: Commons second reading
Bill aims to give the UK control of access to its fishing waters post-Brexit
21 November 2018
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EU landing obligation inquiry launched by Committee
The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee launches an inquiry into the implementation of the EU landing obligation
15 November 2018
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Ministers questioned on sustainable seas
Environmental Audit Committee examines the international marine conservation programmes and the Government's forthcoming Ocean's Strategy
05 November 2018
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Sustainable seas examined by Committee
Environmental Audit Committee explores explore the threat to the ocean from plastic pollution and social corporate responsibility
16 October 2018
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Seafood production and sustainability examined by Committee
Environmental Audit Committee examines seafood production, including UK regulations on aquaculture
11 September 2018
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Sustainable seas inquiry launched
Environment Audit Committee inquiry on the future of the sea
23 April 2018
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Water industry and the agricultural sector questioned on nitrates
Envronmental Audit Committee hears on respective roles and if more could be done to reduce pollution
06 March 2018
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The UK needs a deposit return scheme for plastic bottles
Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on plastic pollution
22 December 2017
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Committee questions UK fishing industry representatives
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines the main challenges and opportunities for UK fisheries after withdrawal from the EU
15 November 2017
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Inadequate Government response to Marine Protected Areas report
Environmental Audit Committee receives Government response to report on Marine Protected Areas
21 September 2017
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Minister questioned on ocean acidification
Science and Technology Committee examines variations between UK mainland and UK overseas territories
20 March 2017
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Brexit: fisheries report debated by Lords
Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee report debated on 16 January at 3:30pm
10 January 2017
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Future of the UK's fishing industry to be debated
On 1 December MPs debated the future of the UK's fishing industry
18 November 2016
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MPs urge Government to ban microbeads in cosmetics
Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on the environmental impact of microplastics
24 August 2016
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L'Oréal, Unilever, and P&G questioned on microplastics environmental impact
Environmental Audit Committee questions businesses on the environmental impact of microplastics
29 June 2016