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Bill documents — Fisheries Bill 2017-19

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 305 2017-19 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version 18.12.2018
Commons HCB 278 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version 25.10.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons HCB 278-EN 2017-19 | PDF version 25.10.2018

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Commons Memorandum from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (PDF) 25.10.2018

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Departmental Analysis of Amendments made at Committee stage (PDF) 20.12.2018

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 March 2019 | PDF version 22.03.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 March 2019 | PDF version 20.03.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2019 | PDF version 14.03.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 March 2019 | PDF version 13.03.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 March 2019 | PDF version 08.03.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 February 2019 | PDF version 26.02.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 February 2019 | PDF version 22.02.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 February 2019 | PDF version 21.02.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 February 2019 | PDF version 19.02.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 February 2019 | PDF version 14.02.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 February 2019 | PDF version 11.02.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 February 2019 | PDF version 08.02.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 30 January 2019 | PDF version 31.01.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2019 | PDF version 28.01.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 January 2019 | PDF version 25.01.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 21 January 2019 | PDF version 22.01.2019
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 16 January 2019 | PDF version 17.01.2019
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 December 2018 | PDF version 17.12.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2018 | PDF version 14.12.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 December 2018 | PDF version 13.12.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 December 2018 | PDF version 12.12.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 December 2018 | PDF version 11.12.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 December 2018 | PDF version 10.12.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 December 2018 | PDF version 07.12.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 December 2018 | PDF version 06.12.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 December 2018 | PDF version 05.12.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 December 2018 | PDF version 04.12.2018

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF) 17.12.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF) 14.12.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF) 11.12.2018

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons All proceedings up to 17 December 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version 18.12.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 December 2018 | PDF version 18.12.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 December 2018 | PDF version 14.12.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 December 2018 | PDF version 11.12.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 December 2018 | PDF version 07.12.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 December 2018 | PDF version 05.12.2018

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper on the Bill 03.12.2018

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Schedule of meetings (PDF) 03.12.2018
Commons Have your say on the Fisheries Bill 22.11.2018

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: RSPB (FISH13) 18.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) Steering Committee on Underwater Cultural Heritage (FISH14) 18.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Cornwall Council (FISH12) 14.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Sustainable Fish Cities campaign, part of the organisation Sustain: The Alliance for Better Food and Farming (FISH10) (PDF) 12.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: South Western Fish Producer Organisation Ltd (FISH11) 12.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Historic England (FISH04) (PDF) 07.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: ANIFPO/Sea Source (FISH05) 07.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Professor Richard Barnes, The School of Law and Politics, University of Hull (FISH06) 07.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Heritage Alliance (FISH07) 07.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Daniel Whittle, Whitby Seafoods Ltd. (FISH08) 07.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Greener UK (FISH09) 07.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Angling Trust (FISH01) 06.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Greenpeace UK (FISH02) (PDF) 06.12.2018
Commons Written Evidence: National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) (FISH03) (PDF) 06.12.2018

Relevant documents

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

House Relevant documents Date
Commons Letter from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs concerning Government amendments (PDF) 14.12.2018
Commons Letter from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs concerning Government amendments (PDF) 07.12.2018

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