Fishing Vessels: Territorial Waters

(asked on 21st January 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs:

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many vessels are on the EU Vessel List and entitled to fish in UK waters pending the issue of a foreign vessel licence.

Answered by
Victoria Prentis Portrait
Victoria Prentis
Attorney General
This question was answered on 28th January 2021

On 31 December 2020 the UK Single Issuing Authority (UK SIA) issued licences to EU registered vessels permitting them access to fish in the UK Exclusive Economic Zone. There are currently 1,464 EU vessels licenced by the UK SIA and the latest list is published online at the following link:

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