New publication: UK Fisheries Bill 2017-19: Bill Summary

Published 30/01/2019   |   Last Updated 02/06/2021   |   Reading Time minutes

This research paper looks at the introduction of the UK Fisheries Bill and the accompanying Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) laid by the Welsh Government. It discusses the main elements of the Bill, and responses to the Bill highlighting stakeholder areas of concern.

A summary of the Second Reading is included, along with a summary of the approved amendments within the Bill as amended. A supplementary LCM was laid by the Welsh Government in response to the amendments, and is also discussed in the paper.

This paper will be updated with any developments in the Bill.

New Publication: UK Fisheries Bill 2017-19: Bill Summary (PDF, 3668KB)

Article by Lorna Scurlock, National Assembly for Wales Research Service