Agricultural and Fisheries Council

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written statement – made on 17th October 2013.

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Photo of Owen Paterson Owen Paterson The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The next Agriculture and Fisheries Council is on Thursday 17 October in Luxembourg. The Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, my hon. Friend George Eustice, will be representing the UK. Richard Lochhead MSP may also attend.

The Council will concentrate on fisheries items. There are no agricultural items scheduled for this Council.

The agenda items are as follows:

Council regulation fixing the 2014 fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks applicable in the Baltic sea

EU /Norway: annual consultation for 2014

International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) annual meeting— exchange of views

AOB item: north-east Atlantic mackerel management and coastal state negotiations