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Common Fisheries Policy

Volume 974: debated on Thursday 29 November 1979

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21.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the renegotiation of the common fisheries policy.

51.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the current state of negotations towards a common fisheries policy for the European Economic Community.

The meeting of the Fisheries Council on 29–30 October established a constructive atmosphere for continued negotiation, and useful discussions have since taken place at both ministerial and official level. The Council will meet again on 3–4 December and will then, I hope, make further progress towards a satisfactory settlement on all elements of a revised common fisheries policy.

43.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what representations he has had from the British Fisheries Federation with regard to the EEC fisheries negotiations.

My right hon. Friend has received written representations from the director general of the British Fishing Federation, dated 15 October and 5 November 1979, giving the views of the federation on the internal and external aspects of the EEC fisheries negotiations.