Fishing Vessels

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 13th July 2018.

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Photo of David Duguid David Duguid Conservative, Banff and Buchan

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support the expansion of the UK fishing fleet.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

On leaving the EU, we aim to take measures to support a diverse, profitable and sustainable fleet that serves the needs of coastal communities and the UK economy.

Our approach is set out in the Government’s White Paper Sustainable fisheries for future generations published on 4 July.

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