Fisheries Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:24 pm on 21st November 2018.

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Photo of Neil Parish Neil Parish Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee 3:24 pm, 21st November 2018

My hon. Friend makes an interesting point. By moving to a different system, we perhaps remove ourselves from some of the existing quota restrictions. Because those are historical, and because we did not necessarily get a good deal—far from it—when we went into the common fisheries policy, we have the opportunity to do this.