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FUTURE OF THE UK FISHING INDUSTRY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 89A1: tabled on 18 November 2002

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mr John Hayes on 13 November 2002. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

after 'fishermen', insert 'including inshore recreational fishermen'.

Original motion text

That this House notes the despair with which recent plans to close cod fishing grounds have been received in North Sea fishing communities, and particularly in Scotland, where 20,000 jobs are now at risk; calls on the Government to make clear how it intends to respond to the Commission's proposals; and believes that this vital industry will only flourish again when national control of United Kingdom waters is restored and when fishermen and local communities have a genuine role in managing fish stocks.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.