Inquiry into the European Commission's proposed prohibition of driftnet fisheries:

The National Assembly for Wales’ Environment and Sustainability Committee undertook an inquiry into the European Commission's proposed prohibition of driftnet fisheries.


The purpose of this inquiry was to examine the potential impacts on Wales of the European Commission’s proposals to prohibit driftnet fisheries.


For more information on how the Committee approached EU proposals visit our European Affairs web page.


Terms of reference


The inquiry considered:

  • The impact these proposals will have on Welsh fisheries if left unchanged; and
  • How the proposals should be amended to protect sustainable Welsh fisheries.


Further Information


The Environment and Sustainability Committee held a roundtable discussion with stakeholders on 26 February 2015. Written evidence from stakeholders can be viewed on the Agenda.  Additionally, further information on the European Commission’s proposals can be found in our Research Service’s blog entry [Opens in a new browser window].


If you have any further questions please contact the Clerk to the Committee at SeneddEnv@Assembly.Wales


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First published: 23/02/2015




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