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ECO FISHING BOAT DESIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2210: tabled on 02 November 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House recognises the importance of all forms of sea fishing to the economy; praises Classic Boat magazine for launching a competition to design an eco fishing boat of maximum length of 32 feet, 10 inches, or 10 metres, that would not rely on mechanical propulsion but instead use oar and sail, basing the design criteria on an EU exemption from holding a fishery licence that exists for under 10 metre boats that do not have an engine to propel them, whilst still adhering to minimum landing sizes intended to produce a sustainable fishery; and looks with interest as to how this design project may develop.

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.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.