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Navy: Fisheries

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 84648, tabled on 3 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 26 February 2020 to Question 1181 on Fisheries: Navy, which two to three offshore patrol vessels he plans to assign to fisheries safeguarding after the transition period.

Answered on

8 September 2020

Up to three Batch 1 Offshore Patrol Vessels (HMS TYNE, HMS MERSEY, HMS SEVERN) are currently programmed to perform fishery protection duties after the completion of the transition period, however this is subject to change and dependent on wider Defence and HMG priorities.

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