Clause 1 - Fisheries Objectives

Fisheries Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 9:00 pm on 13th October 2020.

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Amendment proposed: 1, page 2, line 32, at end insert—

“(b) seafood landings into United Kingdom ports are increased and maximised; and

(c) that an average of not less than 65% of seafood caught in English waters, across all relevant species, should be landed in English ports.”—(Luke Pollard.)

This amendment would amend the “national benefit objective” to include a commitment to increase seafood landings into the United Kingdom and create a specific target for English ports.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Division number 134 Fisheries Bill [Lords] — Clause 1 - Fisheries Objectives

Aye: 195 MPs

No: 334 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 196, Noes 335.

Question accordingly negatived.

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