Small-boat fishermen in South East Cornwall and throughout Cornwall are concerned that a discard ban, along with their tiny share of the UK quota from the EU total allowable catch, will affect their economic viability. Does the Minister agree that repatriation of UK waters should have preceded a discard ban? Will he take forward a request to include repatriation of UK waters in future...
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what progress she has made in implementing the EU discard ban.
My constituency was built on small businesses and the ingenuity of those who run them, but I must express some concerns that I discussed with one of my constituents, James Staughton, who owns St Austell brewery, when he invited me to a dinner recently. St Austell brewery has about 170 pubs, and although I welcome the protections afforded in the Bill to hard-working pub tenants, I wish to...
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Conservative MP for South East Cornwall
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Communities and Local Government
- Common Fisheries Policy
- Special Areas of Conservation
- Libya: Armed Conflict
- Merlin Helicopters
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)
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- Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 85.36% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 69 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
(a) Name of donor: Mr John Cotton
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
House in South East Cornwall
from which rental income is received. The property is owned by a trust of which I am a beneficiary. (Registered 6 January 2012)
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