Ben Bradshaw – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Ben Bradshaw on 2015-10-23.

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether it is her Department’s position in EU Council negotiations to develop Multi-Annual Fisheries Plans that ensure fishing limits do not exceed the maximum sustainable yield.

George Eustice

The UK supports the development of Multi-Annual Fisheries Plans that assist the delivery of Common Fisheries Policy objectives, including the achievement of maximum sustainable yield exploitation rates by 2015 where possible, and by 2020 at the latest.