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Fisheries: Compensation

Volume 468: debated on Monday 26 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he expects to (a) complete his review of the Icelandic Trawlermen's Compensation Scheme and (b) make outstanding compensation payments under the scheme. (167800)

The Government are reviewing the eligibility criteria and scheme rules for consistency with the policy intention underlying the scheme and hope to reach a conclusion shortly. There are no outstanding payments under the scheme.