Fisheries Bill

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The Fisheries Bill was introduced in the House of Lords on 29 January 2020.

The Bill contains provision for ‘Joint Fisheries Statements’ in which devolved administrations must set out proposals for meeting UK fisheries objectives (Clause 1).

Consideration by Scottish Parliament Committees

Date Action
29 January 2020 The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee was copied into a letter from the Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans on the Legislative Consent Motion for the UK Fisheries Bill