Fisheries Bill 2017-19


The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. make provision about policy objectives in relation to fisheries, fishing and aquaculture; to make provision about access to British fisheries; to make provision about the licensing of fishing boats; to make provision about the determination and distribution of fishing opportunities; to make provision enabling schemes to be established for charging for unauthorised catches of sea fish; to make provision about grants in connection with fishing, aquaculture or marine conservation; to make provision about the recovery of costs in respect of the exercise of public functions relating to fish or fishing; to confer powers to make further provision in connection with fisheries, aquaculture or aquatic animals; to make provision about byelaws and orders relating to the exploitation of sea fisheries; and for connected purposes.

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Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: 17 Dec 2018 - Committee Debate: 10th sitting (part 2): House of Commons 17 December, 2018 (1) (2)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 60%

Latest Key documents

Briefing paper
03/12/2018
Explanatory Note
25/10/2018
Amendment paper
30/08/2019

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

27/09/2019
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee (PDF)
30/08/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 29 August 2019
03/04/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 2 April 2019
28/03/2019
Will write letters
Letter from Robert Goodwill MP to Luke Pollard MP regarding issues raised in the Fisheries and the UK leaving the EU debate (PDF, 269KB)
22/03/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 21 March 2019
20/03/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 19 March 2019
14/03/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2019
13/03/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 12 March 2019
08/03/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 7 March 2019
26/02/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 25 February 2019
22/02/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 21 February 2019
21/02/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 20 February 2019
19/02/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 18 February 2019
14/02/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 13 February 2019
11/02/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 8 February 2019
08/02/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 7 February 2019
31/01/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 30 January 2019
28/01/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2019
25/01/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 24 January 2019
22/01/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 21 January 2019
17/01/2019
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 16 January 2019
18/12/2018
Bills
Bill 305 2017-19 (as amended in Committee)
18/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: RSPB (FISH13)
18/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) Steering Committee on Underwater Cultural Heritage (FISH14)
18/12/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 17 December 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage
18/12/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 December 2018
17/12/2018
Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
17/12/2018
Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons
17/12/2018
Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons
17/12/2018
Committee Debate: 10th sitting (part 2): House of Commons
17/12/2018
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 December 2018
17/12/2018
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF)
14/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Cornwall Council (FISH12)
14/12/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2018
14/12/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 December 2018
14/12/2018
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF)
13/12/2018
Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons
13/12/2018
Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons
13/12/2018
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 December 2018
12/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Sustainable Fish Cities campaign, part of the organisation Sustain: The Alliance for Better Food and Farming (FISH10) (PDF)
12/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: South Western Fish Producer Organisation Ltd (FISH11)
12/12/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 11 December 2018
11/12/2018
Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons
11/12/2018
Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons
11/12/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 December 2018
11/12/2018
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 December 2018
11/12/2018
Selection of amendments: Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF)
10/12/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 7 December 2018
07/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Historic England (FISH04) (PDF)
07/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: ANIFPO/Sea Source (FISH05)
07/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Professor Richard Barnes, The School of Law and Politics, University of Hull (FISH06)
07/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Heritage Alliance (FISH07)
07/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Daniel Whittle, Whitby Seafoods Ltd. (FISH08)
07/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Greener UK (FISH09)
07/12/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 6 December 2018
07/12/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 December 2018
06/12/2018
Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
06/12/2018
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
06/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Angling Trust (FISH01)
06/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Greenpeace UK (FISH02) (PDF)
06/12/2018
Written evidence
Written Evidence: National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) (FISH03) (PDF)
06/12/2018
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 December 2018
05/12/2018
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 4 December 2018
05/12/2018
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 December 2018
04/12/2018
Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
04/12/2018
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 December 2018
03/12/2018
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on the Bill
03/12/2018
Press notices
Schedule of meetings (PDF)
22/11/2018
Press notices
Have your say on the Fisheries Bill
21/11/2018
2nd reading: House of Commons
21/11/2018
Ways and Means resolution: House of Commons
21/11/2018
Money resolution: House of Commons
25/10/2018
1st reading: House of Commons
25/10/2018
Bills
HCB 278 2017-19, as introduced
25/10/2018
Explanatory Notes
HCB 278-EN 2017-19
25/10/2018
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Memorandum from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (PDF)