Fisheries APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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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 Negotiations
09/06/2020 - Select Committee Inquiry

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2. Fisheries Bill
- Select Committee Inquiry

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13/07/2021 - 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. 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

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

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Fisheries
1. Fisheries
asked by: Baroness Harris of Richmond
02/02/2021
... and (3) Greenland Economic Zone.

2. Fisheries
asked by: Lord Hay of Ballyore
26/11/2020
... about future access to British fishing stocks.

3. Fisheries
asked by: Luke Pollard
14/01/2021
... what discussions he has had with the (a) EU and (b) Norway about continued access for UK distant water fishing boats to distant waters.

4. Fisheries
asked by: Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
27/05/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will publish the UK’s negotiating position on a future fisheries agreement with the European Union.

5. Fisheries
asked by: Virginia Crosbie
21/09/2020
... what steps he plans to take to ensure that businesses in the fishing industry are not adversely affected by (a) increased administrative requirements and (b) potential tariffs in the event that an agreement is not reached on a future relationship with the EU by the end of the transition period.

Latest Questions
11 Current APPG Officers
Lia Nici Portrait
Lia Nici
Vice Chair
Conservative - Great Grimsby
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 Wired Communications acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.mindfullywired.org/

Group's Website:

https://www.fisheriesappg.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
25 Feb 2021
Source
Mindfully Wired Communications
Description
Mindfully Wired Communications is paid by the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers to act as the group's secretariat   From : 25/02/2021 To : 24/02/2022
Value
£28,501
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
Stephen Morgan Portrait
Stephen Morgan
Vice Chair
Labour - Portsmouth South
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Caroline Ansell Portrait
Caroline Ansell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Eastbourne
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Lord Greenway Portrait
Lord Greenway
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
Maritime and Ports
Lord Russell of Liverpool Portrait
Lord Russell of Liverpool
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
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
No other APPG Memberships
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
None Portrait
Ms Margaret Ritchie
Vice Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
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