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Fisheries Bill 2017-19

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. make provision about policy objectives in relation to fisheries, fishing and aquaculture; to make provision about access to British fisheries; to make provision about the licensing of fishing boats; to make provision about the determination and distribution of fishing opportunities; to make provision enabling schemes to be established for charging for unauthorised catches of sea fish; to make provision about grants in connection with fishing, aquaculture or marine conservation; to make provision about the recovery of costs in respect of the exercise of public functions relating to fish or fishing; to confer powers to make further provision in connection with fisheries, aquaculture or aquatic animals; to make provision about byelaws and orders relating to the exploitation of sea fisheries; and for connected purposes.

Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers

Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: 17 Dec 2018 - Committee Debate: 10th sitting (part 2): House of Commons 17 December, 2018 (1) (2)

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative George Eustice (View contribution) 40738 words
Democratic Unionist Party Ian Paisley (View contribution) 4104 words
Labour Luke Pollard (View contribution) 36878 words
Liberal Democrat Mr Alistair Carmichael (View contribution) 12517 words
Plaid Cymru Liz Saville Roberts (View contribution) 2190 words
Scottish National Party Brendan O'Hara (View contribution) 8024 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 60%

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
18 Dec 2018 Bills Bill 305 2017-19 (as amended in Committee)
3 Dec 2018 Briefing papers Briefing Paper on the Bill
25 Oct 2018 Explanatory Notes HCB 278-EN 2017-19
30 Aug 2019 Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 August 2019

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
27/09/2019Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee (PDF)
30/08/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 August 2019
03/04/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 2 April 2019
28/03/2019Will write letters Letter from Robert Goodwill MP to Luke Pollard MP regarding issues raised in the Fisheries and the UK leaving the EU debate (PDF, 269KB)
22/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 March 2019
20/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 March 2019
14/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2019
13/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 12 March 2019
08/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 7 March 2019
26/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 February 2019
22/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 February 2019
21/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 20 February 2019
19/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 18 February 2019
14/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 February 2019
11/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 8 February 2019
08/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 7 February 2019
31/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 30 January 2019
28/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2019
25/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 24 January 2019
22/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 January 2019
17/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 16 January 2019
18/12/2018Bills Bill 305 2017-19 (as amended in Committee)
18/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: RSPB (FISH13)
18/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) Steering Committee on Underwater Cultural Heritage (FISH14)
18/12/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 17 December 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage
18/12/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 December 2018
17/12/2018 Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons
17/12/2018 Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons
17/12/2018 Committee Debate: 10th sitting (part 2): House of Commons
17/12/2018 Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
17/12/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 December 2018
17/12/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF)
14/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Cornwall Council (FISH12)
14/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2018
14/12/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 December 2018
14/12/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF)
13/12/2018 Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons
13/12/2018 Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons
13/12/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 December 2018
12/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Sustainable Fish Cities campaign, part of the organisation Sustain: The Alliance for Better Food and Farming (FISH10) (PDF)
12/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: South Western Fish Producer Organisation Ltd (FISH11)
12/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 December 2018
11/12/2018 Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons
11/12/2018 Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons
11/12/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 December 2018
11/12/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 December 2018
11/12/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF)
10/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 7 December 2018
07/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Historic England (FISH04) (PDF)
07/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: ANIFPO/Sea Source (FISH05)
07/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Professor Richard Barnes, The School of Law and Politics, University of Hull (FISH06)
07/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Heritage Alliance (FISH07)
07/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Daniel Whittle, Whitby Seafoods Ltd. (FISH08)
07/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Greener UK (FISH09)
07/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 6 December 2018
07/12/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 December 2018
06/12/2018 Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
06/12/2018 Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
06/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Angling Trust (FISH01)
06/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Greenpeace UK (FISH02) (PDF)
06/12/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) (FISH03) (PDF)
06/12/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 December 2018
05/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 4 December 2018
05/12/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 December 2018
04/12/2018 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
04/12/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 December 2018
03/12/2018Briefing papers Briefing Paper on the Bill
03/12/2018Press notices Schedule of meetings (PDF)
22/11/2018Press notices Have your say on the Fisheries Bill
21/11/2018 2nd reading: House of Commons
21/11/2018 Money resolution: House of Commons
21/11/2018 Ways and Means resolution: House of Commons
25/10/2018 1st reading: House of Commons
25/10/2018Bills HCB 278 2017-19, as introduced
25/10/2018Explanatory Notes HCB 278-EN 2017-19
25/10/2018Delegated Powers Memoranda Memorandum from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (PDF)