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Government Policy On The Fishing Industry

EDM number 1178 in 1994-95, proposed by John Sykes on 24/05/1995.

That this House registers its concern about the beleaguered state of the fishing industry in the British Isles and notes that, since the sovereignty of United Kingdom waters was surrendered to the Common Fisheries Policy in 1972, Great Britain has been reduced to supplying only 20 per cent. of its own needs; further notes that Norway voted against joining the Common Fisheries Policy; congratulates Canada on its robust stance against the Spanish, welcomes the widespread support of the British people for Canada by their display of the Maple Leaf Flag; and calls on the Government to undertake a wholesale reform of the Common Fisheries Policy as part of the Intergovernmental Conference, thus placing the interests of British fishermen first and thereby enabling them to determine the future of their own industry.

This motion has been signed by a total of 18 MPs.

John Sykes24/05/1995ScarboroughProposed
Graham Riddick24/05/1995Colne ValleySigned
Bill Walker24/05/1995North TaysideSigned
Peter Thurnham24/05/1995Bolton North EastSigned
Neil Hamilton24/05/1995TattonSigned
Harry Greenway24/05/1995Ealing NorthSigned
Michael Fabricant24/05/1995Staffordshire MidSigned
Alan Duncan24/05/1995Rutland & MeltonSigned
Michael Brown24/05/1995Brigg and CleethorpesSigned
Bernard Jenkin24/05/1995Colchester NorthSigned
David Shaw24/05/1995DoverSigned
John Townend25/05/1995BridlingtonSigned
Ann Winterton25/05/1995CongletonSigned
Nicholas Winterton25/05/1995MacclesfieldSigned
Austin Mitchell13/06/1995Great GrimsbySigned
Jamie Cann15/06/1995IpswichSigned
Michael Colvin20/06/1995Romsey and WatersideSigned
Calum MacDonald22/06/1995Na h-Eileanan an IarSigned

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