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Fishing Vessels

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 162124, tabled on 9 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support the expansion of the UK fishing fleet.

Answered on

13 July 2018

On leaving the EU, we aim to take measures to support a diverse, profitable and sustainable fleet that serves the needs of coastal communities and the UK economy.

Our approach is set out in the Government’s White Paper Sustainable fisheries for future generations published on 4 July.