Fisheries Act 2020


make provision in relation to fisheries, fishing, aquaculture and marine conservation; to make provision about the functions of the Marine Management Organisation; and for connected purposes

Government Bill

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords Completed
Commons Completed
Royal Assent

Latest Key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

03/12/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Peers regarding issues raised during the Lords consideration of Commons amendments: Denmark's historic fishing rights, UK-Faroes Special Area (PDF, 124KB)
23/11/2020
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
23/11/2020
Royal Assent (Hansard)
23/11/2020
Act of Parliament
Fisheries Act 2020 (c. 22)
12/11/2020
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
12/11/2020
Ping Pong (Hansard): House of Lords
10/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 143-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons amendments (PDF)
09/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 143(b) Amendment and Motion for Consideration of Commons amendments (PDF)
05/11/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 143(a) Motion for Consideration of Commons amendments (PDF)
14/10/2020
Bills
HL Bill 143 Commons amendments (PDF)
14/10/2020
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 143 Explanatory Notes on Commons amendments
13/10/2020
3rd reading: House of Commons
13/10/2020
Report stage: House of Commons
13/10/2020
Programme motion: House of Commons
13/10/2020
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 13 October 2020 (PDF)
13/10/2020
Amendment papers
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 13 October 2020 - (large print) (PDF)
13/10/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speaker’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments (PDF)
13/10/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Speaker’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments (PDF)
12/10/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 9 October 2020 (PDF)
09/10/2020
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on the Bill
09/10/2020
Bills
Bill 181 2019-21, as amended in Public Bill Committee - (large print) (PDF)
09/10/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 8 October 2020 (PDF)
08/10/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 7 October 2020 (PDF)
22/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 21 September 2020 (PDF)
16/09/2020
Bills
Bill 181 2019-21, as amended in Public Bill Committee (PDF)
16/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Greener UK (FB06) (PDF)
16/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: North Atlantic Fishing Company (FB07) (PDF)
16/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Professor Richard Barnes, Professor of International Law, Lincoln Law School, University of Lincoln (FB08)
16/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) Steering Committee on Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) (FB09)
16/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Cornish Fish Producers' Organisation (CFPO) (FB10)
16/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: South Western Fish Producer Organisation Ltd (FB11)
16/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Greenpeace UK (FB12)
16/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: The Joint Nautical Archaeology Policy Committee (JNAPC) (FB13)
16/09/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings taken at Public Bill Committee Stage (PDF)
15/09/2020
Committee Debates: compilation pdf of all sittings: House of Commons
15/09/2020
Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons
15/09/2020
Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons
15/09/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 September 2020 (PDF)
11/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) (FB01)
11/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Angling Trust (FB02)
11/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust (SIFT) (FB03)
11/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: South Devon and Channel Shellfishermen Ltd (FB04)
11/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Anglo-North Irish Fish Producers Organisation (ANIFPO) and Sea Source (FB05)
11/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 10 September 2020 (PDF)
11/09/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 10 September at Public Bill Committee Stage (PDF)
11/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 10 September 2020 (PDF)
11/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and groupings for Tuesday 15 September 2020 (PDF)
10/09/2020
Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
10/09/2020
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
10/09/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 September 2020 (PDF)
09/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 8 September 2020 (PDF)
09/09/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 8 September at Public Bill Committee Stage (PDF)
09/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and groupings for Thursday 10 September 2020 (PDF)
08/09/2020
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
08/09/2020
Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
08/09/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 September 2020 (PDF)
07/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 4 September 2020 (PDF)
07/09/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and groupings (PDF)
04/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 3 September 2020 (PDF)
03/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 2 September 2020 (PDF)
02/09/2020
Press notices
Have your say
02/09/2020
Press notices
Have your say
01/09/2020
2nd reading: House of Commons
01/09/2020
Ways and Means resolution: House of Commons
01/09/2020
Money resolution: House of Commons
02/07/2020
1st reading: House of Commons
01/07/2020
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
01/07/2020
3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
01/07/2020
Bills
Bill 153 2019-21 (as brought from the Lords) (PDF)
01/07/2020
Bills
Bill 153 2019-21 (as brought from the Lords) - large font accessible version (PDF)
01/07/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 153 EN 2019-21 (PDF)
01/07/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 153 EN 2019-21 - large font accessible version (PDF)
30/06/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Members regarding issues raised at the report stage (PDF, 132KB)
24/06/2020
Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
24/06/2020
Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
24/06/2020
Bills
HL Bill 117 (as amended on Report)
22/06/2020
Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords
22/06/2020
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
22/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Report (PDF)
19/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R-II Provisional second marshalled list for Report (PDF)
18/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R-I(a) Amendment for Report (PDF)
17/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF)
16/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R(h) Amendment for Report (PDF)
15/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R(g) Amendments for Report (PDF)
12/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R(f) Amendments for Report (PDF)
11/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R(e) Amendments for Report (PDF)
10/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R(d) Amendments for Report (PDF)
09/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R(c) Amendment for Report (PDF)
08/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R(b) Amendment for Report (PDF)
08/06/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R-RL Running List of Amendments for Report (PDF)
26/03/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF)
19/03/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Peers regarding issues raised during the third and fourth days of the Committee Stage of the Bill (PDF, 828KB)
11/03/2020
Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
11/03/2020
Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
10/03/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Gardiner to Peers regarding issues raised during the second day of the Committee Stage of the Bill: efficiency of UK fishing vessels, skills and training, fisheries objectives (PDF, 591KB)
09/03/2020
Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
09/03/2020
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
09/03/2020
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
09/03/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-IV Fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
05/03/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-III Third marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
04/03/2020
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
04/03/2020
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
04/03/2020
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
04/03/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Gardiner to Peers regarding issues raised during the first day of the Committee Stage of the Bill: fishmeal and fish oil, stock definition areas, Natural England (PDF, 208KB)
03/03/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-II(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list (PDF)
02/03/2020
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Prodceedings): House of Lords
02/03/2020
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
02/03/2020
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard - continued): House of Lords
02/03/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
28/02/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-I(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list (PDF)
27/02/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
26/02/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71(d) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
25/02/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
25/02/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Lord Gardiner regarding points raised during the Second Reading (PDF, 728KB)
24/02/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
24/02/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71 Running list of amendments (PDF)
12/02/2020
Amendment papers
HL Bill 71(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
11/02/2020
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
11/02/2020
2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
06/02/2020
Library Notes
Fisheries Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages
04/02/2020
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Fisheries Bill [HL]: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF)
29/01/2020
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
29/01/2020
1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
29/01/2020
Bills
HL Bill 71 (as introduced)
29/01/2020
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 71 Explanatory Notes