Fisheries APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To promote and support the UK fishing industry in Parliament, whilst exploring key questions for the future of fishing, processing, coastal communities and the marine environment.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Fisheries

1. Fisheries Bill
- Select Committee Inquiry

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2. Fisheries Negotiations
09/06/2020 - Select Committee Inquiry

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3. UK Fisheries
12/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

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12/02/2020 - Speeches

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Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Fisheries

1. Fisheries Bill [ Lords ] (Second sitting)
08/09/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: extends the deadline for publishing the first joint fisheries statement. Under the Bill as it stands the deadline - Speech Link
2: fish stocks and sustainable management of our fisheries will impact generations to come. We will no doubt - Speech Link

2. Fisheries Bill [HL]
04/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: have a further discussion on the question of fisheries management plans. That would give me the opportunity - Speech Link
2: in this new provision in the Bill to produce fisheries management plans. We have already discussed various - Speech Link

3. Fisheries Bill [HL]
04/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: at end insert— “( ) In addition to the fisheries objectives, section (Duty to sustain the UK fishing - Speech Link
2: an overarching plan to build and sustain the fisheries’ future, grow the industry and revive coastal - Speech Link
3: region’s industry role as leaders in sustainable fisheries management but to ensure that this worthy profession - Speech Link
4: nation. It is foolish. While we were debating the Fisheries Bill on Monday, the International Trade Secretary - Speech Link
5: England’s new domestic grant scheme, the Maritime and Fisheries Fund—the MFF—can support training projects for - Speech Link
6: gaze. My noble friend will know, having been a Fisheries Minister, that crystal ball gazing as to the size - Speech Link

4. Fisheries Bill [HL]
22/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Clause 1, insert the following new Clause— “Fisheries principles (1) Fish present within the - Speech Link
2: fundamental to the concept of this Bill and in terms of fisheries in the United Kingdom: who has ownership of these - Speech Link
3: the EU succeed or fail. Escape from the common fisheries policy was touted by the Brexiteers during the - Speech Link
4: fortunate to receive briefings from both the Scottish fisheries organisation and the Law Society of Scotland, - Speech Link
5: Brexit deal is vital to how we move forward. The Fisheries Bill is a golden opportunity to set exacting principles - Speech Link
6: connection to it from devolution. It is true that fisheries are devolved, and so in respect of rights of the - Speech Link

5. Fisheries Bill [HL]
11/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: key step towards delivering that vision.Fisheries management is complex and requires responsive - Speech Link

6. Common Fisheries Policy (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
02/12/2020 - Grand Committee

1: That the Grand Committee do consider the Common Fisheries Policy (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations - Speech Link
2: and the existing system of fisheries management.The common fisheries policy imposes a common approach - Speech Link

7. Common Fisheries Policy and Animals (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
30/10/2019 - Grand Committee

1: That the Grand Committee do consider the Common Fisheries Policy and Animals (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) - Speech Link
2: that has come into effect since the previous fisheries EU exit SIs were made. This instrument will ensure - Speech Link

8. Fisheries Bill [ Lords ] (First sitting)
08/09/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: relating to fisheries activities or fisheries management must have regard to the fisheries objectives - Speech Link
2: Parliament on progress towards achieving the fisheries objectives.(3B) The first such statement - Speech Link
3: and 62 stand in my name and that of the shadow Fisheries Minister, my hon. Friend the Member for Barnsley - Speech Link
4: annual fisheries debate in Westminster, which was designed to strengthen the hand of the Fisheries Minister - Speech Link

9. Common Fisheries Policy (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
26/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: ensure that all the applicable parts of the common fisheries policy have effect in UK law, should the UK leave - Speech Link

10. Fisheries Bill [HL]
24/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the group. We will now begin.Schedule 1: Fisheries statements and management plans: preparation and - Speech Link
2: these amendments as we have treated the previous fisheries SIs we laid under the European Union (Withdrawal) - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Fisheries
1. Fisheries
asked by: Luke Pollard
22/10/2019
... what plans she has to ensure the enforcement of UK fishing waters in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

2. Fisheries
asked by: Neil Parish
26/05/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to support the UK fishing industry (a) during the covid-19 outbreak and (b) in preparation for the end of the transition period.

3. Fisheries
asked by: Theresa Villiers
09/06/2020
... what steps the Government has taken since 23 July 2019 to ensure that new fisheries rules coming into effect at the end of the transition period can be effectively enforced.

4. Fisheries
asked by: Roger Gale
07/09/2020
... what plans he has to restrict the activities of supertrawlers operating within UK fishing grounds.

5. Fisheries
asked by: John Spellar
16/06/2020
... what steps is his Department is taking with its international counterparts to prevent over-fishing in the world's oceans by distant water fishing fleets.

Latest Questions
13 Current APPG Officers
Sheryll Murray Portrait
Sheryll Murray
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South East Cornwall
Joined: 30th July 2015
Stephen Morgan Portrait
Stephen Morgan
Vice Chair
Labour - Portsmouth South
Joined: 8th April 2020
Lia Nici Portrait
Lia Nici
Vice Chair
Conservative - Great Grimsby
Joined: 8th April 2020
Caroline Ansell Portrait
Caroline Ansell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Eastbourne
Joined: 8th April 2020
Lord Greenway Portrait
Lord Greenway
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 8th April 2020
1 APPG Membership
Maritime and Ports
Lord Russell of Liverpool Portrait
Lord Russell of Liverpool
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mrs Sheryll Murray MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: sheryll.murray.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Katrina Ryan, Mindfully Wired Communications. Tel: 07935 024 100

Email: secretariat@fisheriesappg.org

Secretariat:

Mindfully Wied Communications acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.mindfullywired.org/

Group's Website:

http://www.fishingappg.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
25 Feb 2020
Source
Mindfully Wired Communications
Description
Mindfully Wired Communications is paid by the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers to act as the group's secretariat   From : 25/02/2020 To : 24/02/2021
Value
£28,501
Date
12 Jul 2018
Source
Mindfully Wired Communications
Description
Mindfully Wired Communications is paid by The Fishmongers’ Company to act as the group's secretariat   From : 12/07/2018 To : 11/07/2019
Value
£28,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Fisheries APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Wilcox Portrait
Baroness Wilcox
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 16th December 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen Morgan Portrait
Stephen Morgan
Vice Chair
Labour - Portsmouth South
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 1st July 2020
Stephen Morgan Portrait
Stephen Morgan
Vice Chair
Labour - Portsmouth South
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 20th May 2020
David Duguid Portrait
David Duguid
Vice Chair
Conservative - Banff and Buchan
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 20th May 2020
1 APPG Membership
22q11 Syndrome
Melanie Onn Portrait
Melanie Onn
Co-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Great Grimsby
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Oliver Colvile Portrait
Oliver Colvile
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 12th October 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Eilidh Whiteford Portrait
Eilidh Whiteford
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Banff and Buchan
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Simon Hart Portrait
Simon Hart
Vice Chair
Conservative - Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 31st August 2016
No other APPG Memberships