Consultation outcome

Fisheries white paper: sustainable fisheries for future generations

This consultation has concluded

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Summary of responses

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We received 34,667 responses to this consultation. The Fisheries Bill was laid before Parliament on 25 October 2018.

Original consultation


Seeking your views on our future approach to fisheries management.

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Consultation description

Leaving the European Union provides an opportunity move away from the Common Fisheries Policy, to create a sustainable, responsible and responsive policies. We want to know your thoughts on the future of fisheries.

Some of the proposals outlined in this paper will apply to the whole of the UK, while some apply to England only.


Published 4 July 2018
Last updated 25 October 2018 + show all updates
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