EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Council
House of Lords
Lord de Mauley (Whip, House of Lords; Conservative)
The next Agriculture and Fisheries Council is on
The first day will include discussions on both fisheries and agriculture. On fisheries the discussion will cover the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).
On agriculture there will be further discussion of the CAP reform proposals on direct payments, the single CMO regulation, and possibly the horizontal regulation. There will be a presentation by the Commission on the financing of the CAP.
The council will also discuss the adoption of a standard setting maximum residual levels for ractopamine by the Codex Alimentarius Commission.
On the second day the council will return to the EU Maritime and Fisheries Fund. There will also be discussions about Baltic Sea stocks, the EU/Norway 2013 catch quota and the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) annual meeting.
One item under any other business has been confirmed, a report on the 32nd conference of directors of EU paying agencies.